PREVALENCE OF ASCARIASIS IN VILLAGE POULTRY AT FIVE UPAZILAS UNDER FENI DISTRICT

  • R.R. Sarker Department of Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • M. Mostofa Department of Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • M.A. Awal Department of Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
  • M.S. Islam Department of Medicine, Surgery and Obstetrics, Hajee Mohammad Danesh Science and Technology University, Basherhat, Dinajpur-5200
  • S.A. Mamun Department of Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh-2202
Keywords: Prevalence, ascariasis, village poultry

Abstract

The experiment was conducted at the Department of Pharmacology, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh, during the period from July 2005 to November 2006 to study the prevalence of Ascariasis in village poultry at five upazilas of Feni district in Bangladesh. Survey was conducted on 200 village poultry. Highest prevalence of Ascariasis was recorded in Daganbhuiyan upazila (90.47%) and lowest was in Parshuram upazila (81.57%) and the infection rate on the basis of age was recorded at the age of 2-4 months.
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