The potential reservoir role of donkeys and horses in zoonotic fascioliasis in Gharbia Governorate, Egypt.

@article{Haridy2002ThePR,
  title={The potential reservoir role of donkeys and horses in zoonotic fascioliasis in Gharbia Governorate, Egypt.},
  author={Fouad M Haridy and Tosson Aly Morsy and Nabil I Gawish and Thanaa N Antonios and Abdel Gawad E Abdel Gawad},
  journal={Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology},
  year={2002},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          561-70, 1 p following 570
        }
}
No doubt, fascioliasis tops all the zoonotic helminthes worldwide. In Egypt, human fascioliasis is increasing. The incidence and prevalence of fascioliasis in the Egyptian farm animals are well documented. However, none in Egypt has focused on the potential role of other domestic farm animals. A preliminary coprologic examination of donkeys and horses was done in eight centers of Gharbia governorate. The overall rate of infection in donkeys was 3.03%, in horses was 1.5%, and in mules 0.0… CONTINUE READING

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