echinococcus granulosus infection of farm dogs of iran.the prevalence and distribution of echinococcus granulosus in sheepdogs was studied in 13 provinces of iran, where 90% of the iranian sheep and goat populations and, thus, sheepdogs are found. worms were found in 27.17% of 390 dogs successfully purged with 4 mg/kg arecoline hydrobromide. the highest prevalence was detected in dogs from the rural areas of isfahan (central part of iran) and the lowest, in dogs from those of sistan (southeast iran). the frequency distribution of e. granulosus was o ...19989521009
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
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