Prevalence and therapeutical Study of Gastrointestinal Nematodes in Local Goats in Northern of Iraq

Authors

  • Alaa Kamil Mahmood
  • Zeyad Taha Hussein
  • Omar-Althani S. Saed
  • Maher S. Owain

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15605

Keywords:

Gastrointestinal nematodes, Therapeutical, goats, Marshallagia spp, Ivermectin, C colocynthis

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to study the species and prevalence GINs and detect the efficacy and resistance
of some anthelmintics in local goats in northern Iraq. A total of 180 local goats originating from 25 goat
farms were examined. As a result twelve species of these worms have been diagnosed, with a percentage
of infection 64.44%, The Marshallagia spp. had the highest incidence 53.4%. The efficacy of anthelmintic
drugs in the 3rd week after treatment for each the Ivermectin, A sativum, C colocynthis and O oil, reached to
95.3, 62.3, 92 and 31.2% respectively, and the study noted that there is resistance to some of these therapies
by some types of worms.

Author Biographies

Alaa Kamil Mahmood

Assistant Professor, Internal and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Baghdad,Iraq

Zeyad Taha Hussein

Assistant Lecturer, Internal and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tikrit

Omar-Althani S. Saed

 Assistant Lecturer, Internal and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tikrit

Maher S. Owain

Lecturer, Internal and Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tikrit

Published

2021-05-17

How to Cite

Mahmood, A. K. ., Hussein, Z. T. ., S. Saed, O.-A. ., & Owain, M. S. (2021). Prevalence and therapeutical Study of Gastrointestinal Nematodes in Local Goats in Northern of Iraq. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 15(3), 1985-1990. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v15i3.15605