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Prevalence and Worm Load of Enteric Helminthiasis in Stray Dogs of Chittagong Metropolitan, Bangladesh

@inproceedings{Alim2012PrevalenceAW,
  title={Prevalence and Worm Load of Enteric Helminthiasis in Stray Dogs of Chittagong Metropolitan, Bangladesh},
  author={Abdul Alim},
  year={2012}
}
representative thanas in two consecutive seasons starting from May’2010 to February’ 2011. The animals were captured, euthanized and necropsized for enteric parasites. The effects of season, age, sex and body conditions were also observed. Results revealed that 57 (95%) dogs were infected with one or more enteric helminths. The highest prevalence (45%) and worm burden (42.18 ± 7.99) was recorded in Trichuris vulpis infection whereas Taenia spp were found the lowest. Considerably higher… Expand

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