status of haemaphysalis tick infestation in domestic ruminants in iran.the geographical distribution and ecological preferences of haemaphysalis in domestic animals in iran were studied 4 times a year from april 2003 to march 2005. a total of 1,622 ixodid tick specimens were collected from 3 different zones. among them, 108 (6.7%) haemaphysalis ticks, consisting of 6 species, were identified; h. punctata (3.4%), h. parva (0.5%), h. sulcata (0.6%), h. choldokovskyi (1.7%), h. concinna (0.06%) and haemaphysalis sp. (0.6%). h. punctata was the most abundant species, w ...200717570976
identification of different theileria species (theileria lestoquardi, theileria ovis, and theileria annulata) in naturally infected sheep using nested pcr-rflp.ovine theileriosis is an important hemoprotozoal disease of sheep and goats in tropical and subtropical regions that leads to economic losses in these animals. a nested pcr-restriction fragment length polymorphism (rflp) was carried out to identification theileria species in sheep in some area in western half of iran (sari, rasht, urmia, ilam, and ahvaz). two hundred and fifty blood samples were taken from sheep during tick activating season (summer of 2008). microscopic examination revealed tha ...201020978792
a survey on hydatidosis in livestock in northern iran based on data collected from slaughterhouses from 2004 to have been collected from slaughterhouses in three provinces across the northern iran (gilan, mazandaran and golestan) from march 2004 to march 2008. these data were collected to evaluate the prevalence of hydatidosis in slaughtered cattle, sheep and goats. during the study, 3,347,797 animals were slaughtered. these included 621,686 cattle, 1,719,725 sheep and 1,006,386 goats. the prevalence of infection in cattle, sheep and goats was 12%, 14.6% and 10.1%, respectively. the association of co ...201121665368
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