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: March 2013; 5(3)

March 2013

Morphological diagnosis and occurrence of Blastocystis spp. obtained from the stool samples of domestic bird species commercialized in municipal markets

Blastocystis hominis is a gastrointestinal tract parasite whose pathogenic role, and zoonotic potential remains unclear. Several microorganisms similar to B. hominis have been reported in a variety of non-human hosts, and described as Blastocystis spp. The study aimed to verify the occurrence of Blastocystis spp. in three species of poultry of two municipal markets, by observing the microorganisms’ forms in stool...

Author(s): Teresa Cristina Bergamo do Bomfim and Melissa Carvalho Machado do Couto  

March 2013

Mode of anticoccidial drug utilization and their financial cost in Benin litter-based exotic layer rearing system

Anticoccidial drug mode of utilization and their financial cost in Benin litter-based commercial layer system were investigated on 81 layer farms with a total of 120 poultry flocks consisting of 81 adult and 39 young bird flocks. The collected data include bird age category, coccidiosis control program, the anticoccidial molecules, theirs financial prices and their mode of administration. Most of the farmers adopted the...

Author(s): Hervé Brice DAKPOGAN, Sahifou SALIFOU, Armand GBANGBOTCHE, Frédéric HOUNDONOUGBO and Issaka YOUSSAO  

March 2013

Laboratory feeding of Bulinus truncatus and Bulinus globosus with Tridax procumbens leaves

Suitability of Tridax procumbens leaves in laboratory feeding of Bulinus truncatus and Bulinus globosus was assessed in comparison with Lactuca sativa between September and October, 2011. The snails were collected from Eri-lope stream in Ago-Iwoye, while T. procumbens were collected from the Mini Campus of the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ijebu North, Southwestern Nigeria. For B. truncatus, fresh, sun-dried...

Author(s): O. M. Agbolade, O. W. Lawal and K. A. Jonathan