Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Yaks of Lehe VDC, Manaslu Conservation Area

Authors

  • Reena Byanju Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Khumaltar, Lalitpur
  • SP Shrestha Animal Health Research Division, Khumaltar, Lalitpur
  • DR Khanal Animal Health Research Division, Khumaltar, Lalitpur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njst.v12i0.6525

Keywords:

Ascaris, GI parasites, prevalence, Strongyle, Trichuris

Abstract

Qualitative analysis of 44 fecal samples of yaks from Lehe VDC of Manaslu Conservation Area showed the positive result in 36 samples (81.82%). Strongyle showed the highest infection (47.23%) while the least was with Amphistomum (8.34%). Infection with Trichuris, Ascaris, Eimeria and Coccyx were also reported in the present study. The pattern of infection was both mixed (52.78%) and single (47.23%).

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/njst.v12i0.6525

Nepal Journal of Science and Technology 12 (2011) 366-369

 

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Published

2012-07-23

How to Cite

Byanju, R., Shrestha, S., & Khanal, D. (2012). Prevalence of Gastrointestinal Parasites in Yaks of Lehe VDC, Manaslu Conservation Area. Nepal Journal of Science and Technology, 12, 366–369. https://doi.org/10.3126/njst.v12i0.6525

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