an abattoir-based study on the prevalence of hydatidosis in livestock in mashhad, iran.a 6-year (2004-2010) retrospective study was carried out to determine the prevalence of hydatidosis in livestock slaughtered in mashhad abattoir, mashhad, in north-eastern iran and the capital of khorasan province. between 20 march 2004 and 19 march 2010, 5,131,485 animals (411,163 cattle; 4,547,618 sheep; 172,704 goats) were slaughtered in the study area and 388,399 (7.5%) livers and 1,139,529 (22.2%) lungs were discarded. hydatidosis was responsible for 4% and 6.5% of total livers and lungs in ...201121729380
an epidemiological study on anaplasma infection in cattle, sheep, and goats in mashhad suburb, khorasan province, iran.the prevalence of anaplasma infection was studied in cattle, sheep, and goats in the mashhad area from 1999 to 2002. a total of 160 cattle from 32 farms and 391 sheep and 385 goats from 77 flocks were clinically examined for the presence of anaplasma spp. in blood smears. the study revealed that 19.37% of cattle were infected with anaplasma marginale and 80.3% of sheep and 38.92% of goats were infected with anaplasma ovis. prevalence of anaplasma infection between male and female and between dif ...200617114758
an epidemiological approach to the study of echinococcosis in north-east region of iran (khorassan).we have collected all the reported cases of echinococcus cysts recovered in every surgical ward in mashhad since their establishment. at the same time we searched corpses of livestock which had been slaughtered in khorassan's slaughter houses in different days since 1969 for evidence of cysts, and also dogs, 2 wolves, 4 jackals and 11 foxes which had been killed with strychnine, for adult worms. occurrence of hydatid cyst infestation was found in 478 reports of surgical operations amongst 43,196 ...19761004935
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