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Prevalence and pathology of Gongylonema pulchrum in cattle slaughtered in Rudsar, northern Iran

  title={Prevalence and pathology of Gongylonema pulchrum in cattle slaughtered in Rudsar, northern Iran},
  author={Reza Kheirandish and Mohammad H. Radfar and Hamid Sharifi and Naser Mohammadyari and Soodeh Alidadi},
The gullet worm, Gongylonema pulchrum Molin, 1857, is a thread-like nematode that occurs in a large variety of animals worldwide. The present study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and histophatology of G. pulchrum in cattle slaughtered in Rudsar slaughterhouse, Gilan Province, northern Iran. During four seasons of 2011, a total of 680 esophagi of native and hybrid breed cattle at Rudsar abattoir were examined parasitologically and pathologically for gongylonemiasis. Cattle were… 

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