The prevalence of Linguatula serrata nymphs in camels slaughtered in Mashhad slaughterhouse, Northeast, Iran.

@article{Fard2012ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of Linguatula serrata nymphs in camels slaughtered in Mashhad slaughterhouse, Northeast, Iran.},
  author={Saeid Reza Nourollahi Fard and Nima Ghalekhani and Reza Kheirandish and S. Jafar Fathi and Ehsan Norouzi Asl},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 11},
  pages={885-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the prevalence of nymphal stages of L. serrata in mesenteric lymph nodes of camels slaughtered in Mashhad slaughterhouse, Northeast of Iran. METHODS For this purpose, mesenteric lymph nodes of 400 camels of different sex and age were examined. The lymph nodes were examined macroscopically and a digestion method was also applied for investigation of samples which was negative macroscopically. RESULTS The mesenteric lymph nodes of 73 camels out of 400 (18.25%) were… CONTINUE READING