Prevalence of bovine hypodermosis in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) from Jhelum District, Pakistan.

  title={Prevalence of bovine hypodermosis in water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) from Jhelum District, Pakistan.},
  author={Haroon Ahmed and Mobushir Riaz Khan and Rosario Panadero-Font{\'a}n and Ceferino Manuel L{\'o}pez S{\'a}ndez and Irfan Ul Mustafa and Abdul Y. Ghani and Mushtaq Hussain and Saira Asif and Aftab Ahmad and Syed Muhammad Saqlan Naqvi and Mohammed Qayyum},
Hypodermosis is an endemic disease in semi-hilly and mountainous areas of Pakistan. Keeping in view the importance of buffaloes an epidemiological survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of hypodermosis in district Jhelum Punjab, Pakistan, during the year 2010-2011. Out of 1000 buffaloes examined clinically in the study area, 32 (3.2%) found to be positive for the warble fly infestation. The number of nodules in the infested animals ranged from 1-5 (2.7±1.1). There were significant… CONTINUE READING


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