Prevalence and Worm Burdens of Gastro-Intestinal Parasites in Stray Dogs of Mekelle City , Tigray , Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Gugsa2015PrevalenceAW,
  title={Prevalence and Worm Burdens of Gastro-Intestinal Parasites in Stray Dogs of Mekelle City , Tigray , Ethiopia},
  author={Getachew Gugsa and Tesfay Gidey Hailu and Shewit T. Kalayou and Nigus Abebe and Yohannes Hagos},
  year={2015}
}
Stray dogs (Canisfamiliaris) are ownerless native dogs of mostly non descriptive nature which roam freely without human supervision and gastrointestinal parasites are common pathogens in these dogs and some are reservoirs of parasitic infections of humans. A study on gastrointestinal parasites of free roaming dogs was conducted from November 2009 to April 2010 with the objective of determining the prevalence and intensity of GI parasites of stray dogs and documenting the helminth biodiversity… CONTINUE READING

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