The distribution pattern of Sarcocystis species, their transmission and pathogenesis in sheep in Fars Province of Iran


Of 1362 sheep examined during two years in Fars Province of Iran, 786 (57.7%) were positive for Sarcocystis spp. The prevalence was significantly higher (p<0.05) in animals owned by nomadic Assyrians (67.95%) than in those owned by local people (41.86%). More of the animals above 2 years age were infected (69.98%) than young ones (30.02%). Females had a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00366922