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: 191

Table of Content: June 2015; 7(5)

June 2015

Prevalence and impact of bovine trypanosomiasis in Mayo Rey division, a Soudano-Sahelian zone of Cameroon

For several years, pastoralists in Mayo Rey division have reported the presence of trypanosomiasis within their herds, and have used trypanocides in the complete absence of laboratory diagnosis. This present study aimed to establish the prevalence of trypanosomiasis and its impact on local cattle. A parasitological survey was carried out in 24 herds for a total of 270 cattle selected and followed-up for a period of one...

Author(s): Mamoudou Abdoulmoumini, Ebene Njongui Jean, Pierre Fongho Suh and Mfopit Mouliom Youssouf

June 2015

A survey of common gut helminth of goats slaughtered at Ankpa abattoir, Kogi State, Nigeria

The survey of common gut helminth of goat in Ankpa Local Government Area (L.G.A), Kogi State was carried out between August, 2013 and November, 2013. Faecal samples of 248 goats were collected from Ankpa abattoir, and screened using floatation and sedimentation methods in the Biological Sciences Laboratory, Kogi State University, Anyigba. The result revealed that out of 62 samples of adult males examined, 47 were...

Author(s): Nwoke E. U., Odikamnoro O.O, Ibiam G. A., Umah O. V. and Ariom O. T.  

June 2015

Culicid forms distribution and breeding sites in Nsukka ecological zone of South Eastern Nigeria

The culicid forms distribution and breeding sites in Nsukka ecological zone of south eastern Nigeria were investigated in four hundred and fifty eight (458) oviposition sites between October and December, 2010. Soup ladle dipper method was used in larvae/pupae collection while the environmental parameters were determined in situ using field meter. Anova were used to investigate the association between the...

Author(s): Odo, G.E, Agwu, E.J., and Haruna A.S  

June 2015

Effects of treatment with fraction IV extract of Ximenia americana on the survival rate, packed cell volume and total plasma proteins of Trypanosoma congolense infected mice

The effect of treatment with fraction IV extract of Ximenia americana on the survival rate, packed cell volume and total plasma proteins of Trypanosoma congolense infected mice was investigated. Following infection with 104 T. congolense, the mice were treated with  25 mg/kg body weight fraction IV extract and 20 mg/kg body weight Diminazene aceturate, respectively, while a group was left untreated. Parasitaemia,...

Author(s): Beatty Viv Maikai and Victor Ambrose Maikai