Molecular identification of Ascaridia columbae in the Local Healthy Pigeon (Columba livia domestica, Gmelin, 1780) in Karbala Province

Authors

  • 1 Dhiaa J.Hamzah, 2Ihsan k. A. Al kardhi, 3 Haider A. H. Al saegh, 4 Hayder A. Muhammed , 4 Firas ALAli

Keywords:

Ascaridia columbae, pigeon, primer design

Abstract

The current study was conducted to investigate dissemination of gastrointestinal Ascariasis in local pigeons (Columba livia domestica) living in Kerbala province. Forty domestic pigeons with different ages were purchased from different markets. Each bird was examined for intestinal parasites. Out of 40 birds examined, the prevalence of gastrointestinal Ascariasis in examined birds were ( 12.5% ), Ascaris sp. was detected in 100% of intestinal contents using macroscopic and microscopic examination assays, molecular diagnosis from bird belly, with the emphasis on primer designed specificity it used in our study.

Author Biography

1 Dhiaa J.Hamzah, 2Ihsan k. A. Al kardhi, 3 Haider A. H. Al saegh, 4 Hayder A. Muhammed , 4 Firas ALAli

1Department of Pathology and Poultry Diseases, College of veterinary medicine, University of Al_ Qadisiyah, Iraq, 2 Department of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Al_ Qadisiyah, Iraq, 3 Department of pathology and poultry diseases, College of veterinary medicine, University of Kufa, Iraq, 4 Department of veterinary microbiology and parasitology, College of veterinary medicine, University of Kerbala, Iraq

Published

2020-01-16

How to Cite

1 Dhiaa J.Hamzah, 2Ihsan k. A. Al kardhi, 3 Haider A. H. Al saegh, 4 Hayder A. Muhammed , 4 Firas ALAli. (2020). Molecular identification of Ascaridia columbae in the Local Healthy Pigeon (Columba livia domestica, Gmelin, 1780) in Karbala Province. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(1), 1008-1012. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/186