Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 200

Table of Content: August 2013; 5(8)

August 2013

Parasitological examination of Ava stream used in irrigation in Enugu State, South-Eastern Nigeria: An implication for helminth transmission

The parasitological examination of Ava stream in Abakpa Nike, Enugu state, Nigeria, was investigated to identify the species and load of parasites in the stream. Five different sites were sampled; these sites were chosen based on the different anthropogenic activities going on around these sites. One litre sample each was collected from these sites and were preserved by the addition of 10% formaldehyde (2 ml/L), and...

Author(s): D. E. Nwele, A. C.  Uhuo, E. C. Okonkwo, G. A. Ibiam, C. S. Onwe, J. I Ugwu, J. C. Onwe and A.C. Nwuzo  

August 2013

The prevalence and risk factors associated with ovine lungworm infestation in the Asella province, Central Ethiopia

A cross sectional study design was conducted in Asella province, Central Ethiopia from November 2009 to May 2010. The study was carried out for the purpose of determining the prevalence of lungworm infection in ovine through coproscopic and postmortem examination in the Asella province. Moreover, the study assesses the association of some bionomic factors on the different risk factors and the correlation between adult...

Author(s): E. Eyob and L. Matios