The prevalence of concurrent trypanosome and gastrointestinal nematode infections in west African dwarf sheep and goats in Nsukka area of eastern Nigeria.

@article{Fakae1993ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of concurrent trypanosome and gastrointestinal nematode infections in west African dwarf sheep and goats in Nsukka area of eastern Nigeria.},
  author={Barineme B. Fakae and S. N. Chiejina},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={49 2-4},
  pages={
          313-8
        }
}
The prevalence of concurrent nematode-trypanosome infections in traditionally reared West African Dwarf sheep and goats in eastern Nigeria was monitored over a 12-month period during 1987-1988. The most prevalent nematodes were Haemonchus contortus and Trichostrongylus colubriformis, which usually occurred together in all nematode infected animals. Their combined prevalence rates ranged from 90 to 100% throughout the year and they accounted for 66 to 98% of the total monthly worm burdens. Of… CONTINUE READING
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