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  • Title
    Incidence of gastro-intestinal parasites in wild ruminants around Jabalpur, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Fifty faecal samples of wild ruminants including 15 samples of Chital Axis axis, 15 of Neelgai Boselaphus tragocamelus, 10 of Gaur Bos gaurus and 10 of Sambar Cervus unicolor were collected from the peripheral forests around Jabalpur and subjected to coprological examination by standard techniques. The coprological examination of different wild herbivores showed that maximum helminth infection was present in Sambar (90.0%) followed by Neelgai (86.67%) whereas 80.0% infection was reported in Gaur and Chital. It was observed that 94.0% helminth infection was present in mixed form whereas only 6.0% mono-infection was observed.
    Attribution
    Gupta A., Dixit A.K., Dixit P., Mahajan C., Shrivastava A.B. (2011). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(3) pp. 2226-2228; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2431.2226-8
  • Title
    The epidemiology of gastrointestinal parasitism and body condition in free-ranging herbivores
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    This study examined the prevalence of gastrointestinal parasitic infections and pasture contamination, and assessed the body condition of free-ranging wild herbivores (i.e. Chital or Spotted Deer, Sambar and Nilgai) in Van Vihar National Park, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). The work was carried out in three distinct seasons (i.e. winter, summer and rainy) for a period of 1 year (2005-06). Faecal samples were collected and screened for the presence of eggs/oocysts/cysts of parasites on the basis of qualitative and quantitative estimation techniques, and the body condition of animals was evaluated on a point scale.
    Attribution
    Singh S., Shrivastav A.B., Sharma R.K. (2009). Journal of Threatened Taxa 10(1) pp. 535-537; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o1779.535-7