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Title

Ovine coccidia in the Porma river basin (León, Spain)

AuthorsHidalgo-Argüello, Rosario; González Lanza, Camino ; Manga-González, M. Yolanda ; Martínez, M. C.
KeywordsCoccidiosis
Eimeria
Sheep
Epidemiology
Spain
Issue DateJun-1997
PublisherAsociación de Parasitólogos Españoles
CitationResearch and Reviews in Parasitology 57(2): 127-130 (1997)
AbstractThe elimination of sheep coccidia oocysts was studied on a monthly basis in four areas of the province of León, Spain over a period of thirteen months. Of the 937 faecal samples examined, 92,8% contained coccidia oocysts. The maximum infection prevalence was observed in December (97,6%) and it was in autumn when there was the highest number of infected animals (96,0 %). The average number of oocysts per gram of faeces (opg) was 2062,3 ± 201,2. Coccidia oocysts were detected throughout the year, with the greatest elimination being in spring and the beginning of the summer, and the maximum value was found in May (4582,9 ± 923,9). Both the prevalence (%) and the intensity (opg) of infection were greater in the youngest group of animals, decreasing gradually as the age of the animals increased.
Description4 pages, 2 figures.
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10261/12568
ISSN1133-8466
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