Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 415

Table of Content: September 2012; 4(6)

September 2012

Cystic hydatidosis in Ethiopia: A review

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a cestode infection caused by the larval stage ofEchinocococcus granulosus. It is an important zoonoses, as humans get infected by ingesting eggs passed in the feces of dogs, and important cause of economic loss mainly due to organ condemnation and reducing the quality of meat, milk and wool production. Hydatidosis is prevalent in cattle and small ruminant population of Ethiopia in a range...

Author(s): Surafel Asrate

September 2012

Prevalence of cattle tick infestation in and around Haramaya district, Eastern Ethiopia

We conducted a survey to determine the prevalence of hard ticks, their predilection sites and relation to breed, sex, and age group of animals. Cattle coming to clinic from different localities found in Haramaya district were selected by systematic random sampling technique and then examined for tick infestation. A total of 560 animals were examined of which 186 (33.21%) were found infested with one or more ticks....

Author(s): Surafel Asrate and Amsalu Yalew