Author : T. Butty, E.


Diagnostic study of microfilariae in blood samples of cattle in Mosul city-Iraq

E. T. Butty

Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2006, Volume 20, Issue 2, Pages 219-224
DOI: 10.33899/ijvs.2006.45802

The result of this study revealed to diagnosis the infection of microfilaria in blood samples of cattle which were collected from veterinary hospital and Mosul abattoir. The total percentage of infection was 25.76% and the high percentage of infection appeared in May was 35.7%, with no significant differences in percentages of infection between the months of this study. There were significant differences in the infection rate between male and female of the cattle, and the high percentage of infection appeared in female was 37.97%. High percentage of infection appeared in age 3 years and more was 37.09% with significant differences from age less than one year with P-value (P<0.01).