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TRYPANOSOMES INFECTION IN CAMELS

S. R. Shah,  M. S. Phulan., M. A. Memon, R. Rind and W. M. Bhatti

Department of Parasitology, Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam, Pakistan

Abstract

    One hundred and two blood samples from symptomatically infected camels were examined. Among these 14 (13.72%) samples were positive for Trypanosoma evansi. A higher infection was found in females (15.68%) as compared to males (11.76%). Higher (17.64%) infection was noted in males above 4 years of age compared with 5.88%  in animals under 3 to 4 years of age. 

Key words: Trypanosomes, sex, age, camel.

 
   

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