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Parasite prevalence in Mycobacterium spp. infected dairy goats in the region of Murcia (south-east Spain)

Author(s) : T. Carrau, et al.

Summary :

Eighty-four Murciano–Granadina dairy goats slaughtered in the region of Murcia (South-East Spain) were necropsied to evaluate parasitic infections. The majority of the animals (94.0%) were parasitised and multiple infections were present. Twenty-one parasite species were found, including 18 nematode species (Muellerius capillaris, Dictyocaulus filaria, Neostrongylus linearis, Cystocaulus ocreatus, Teladorsagia circumcincta, T. occidentalis, T. trifurcata, Marshallagia marshalli, Camelostrongylus mentulatus, Trichostrongylus capricola, Nematodirus abnormalis, N. filicollis, N. spathiger, T. vitrinus, T. colubriformis, Trichuris spp., Chabertia ovina and Skrjabinema ovis); one trematode species (Dicrocoelium dendriticum); one arthropod species (Oestrus ovis); and one protozoa genus (Eimeria spp.).

Keywords
Co-infection – Dairy goat – Endoparasite – Gastrointestinal nematodes – Goat – Mycobacterium spp. – Prevalence – Tuberculosis.

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