Prevalence Of Ovine Lung Worm Infection In Mekelle Town , North Ethiopia

  title={Prevalence Of Ovine Lung Worm Infection In Mekelle Town , North Ethiopia},
  author={N. Ibrahim and Y Godefa},
A cross-sectional study was conducted in Mekelle town, North Ethiopia from November 2010 to March 2011 to estimate the prevalence of ovine lungworm infection and to investigate some of the risk factors associated with it. Faecal samples were collected from randomly selected 402 sheep under extensive and semi intensive husbandry systems to examine first stage larvae (L1) using Bearmann technique. One hundred were subjected to postmortem examination to detect the presence of adult lungworm… CONTINUE READING


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