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Surveillance of Helminthes and Molecular Phylogeny of Fasciola Gigantica Infecting Goats in Sadat District, Egypt

Authors(2) :-ElKhtam A. O., Khalafalla R. E

Helminthes cause health problems in ruminants as anemia, anorexia, weight loss, diarrhea, decreased production and deaths therefore this study was aimed to identify helminthes of goats, their incidence and genotyping of Fasciola gigantica recovered from Sadat district (Kafr Dawoud, Wadi Elnatron and ElKhatatba abattoirs) Egypt. The study was applied on 790 animals from March 2014 to March 2015. The overall infection rate with helminthes was 23.54% among slaughtered goats at Sadat district, Egypt. Prevalence in different localities was recorded. The overall prevalence rate of trematode helminth was 9.66% and the recovered trematode species and their associated infection rates were Paramphistomum cervi (1.43%), Fasciola hepatica (0.41%), Fasciola gigantica (5.83%), Carmyerius gregarious (1.99%). While the prevalence rate of cestodes was 9% and the recovered species and their correlated infection rates were Moniezia expansa (4.28%), Moniezia benedeni (0.71%) and Avitellina centripunctata (4%). Genotyping of Fasciola gigantica of the current study was done by amplifying 18S ribosomal RNA gene (656 bp of nucleic acids), there are no Single Nucleotides Polymorphisms (SNPs)
ElKhtam A. O., Khalafalla R. E
Goat, Helminth, Surveillance, Fasciola Gigantica, Molecular, Phylogeny Egypt
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
  Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 188-192
Manuscript Number : IJSRST162448
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
ElKhtam A. O., Khalafalla R. E, "Surveillance of Helminthes and Molecular Phylogeny of Fasciola Gigantica Infecting Goats in Sadat District, Egypt", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.188-192, July-August-2016.
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