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: May 2013; 5(5)

May 2013

Cockroach and rodents infestation in Benue State University students’ hostel in Makurdi and their epidemiological implications

Adverse housing conditions in homes and hostels are strongly associated with increased odds of both rodent and cockroach infestation. This study was designed to determine the species of rodents and cockroaches infesting university hostels, the extent of infestation and the methods of control practiced by students. Cockroaches and rodents were trapped using the Hercules mouse glue board. An average of 1.72 rats per room...

Author(s): Edward Agbo Omudu and Gabriel Akosu  

May 2013

Seasonal prevalence of Oestrus ovis L. (Diptera: Oestridae) larvae in infested sheep in Jazan Region, Saudi Arabia

Oestrus ovis L. (O. ovis) (Diptera: Oestridae) is a cosmopolitan agent of myiasis in sheep and goats. Sneezing and nasal discharges are the major clinical signs in infested animals. The present study was carried out to estimate the annual abundance of O. ovis in randomly selected male sheep heads in Jazan region. Survey conducted weekly for O. ovis during the period from November, 2010 to October, 2011, from...

Author(s): Bosly A. Hanan