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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(5): 2521-2525
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.297


Seasonal Prevalence of Ovine and Caprine Theileriosis in Tamil Nadu
M. Aravind*, C. Soundararajan, Bhaskaran Ravi Latha, T. M. A. Senthilkumar and S. Vairamuthu
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

Ovine and caprine theileriosis is most prevalent and drastic hemoprotozoan disease of sheep and goats. The current study was conducted to inspect the seasonal prevalence of ovine and caprine theileriosis from December 2016 to November 2017 in Tamil Nadu. For this purpose, total 780 blood samples were taken, 360 from sheep and 420 from goats in different seasons of Tamil Nadu. Out of 780 samples, 75.76 per cent (591/780) blood samples were positive for Theileria spp. by PCR. The season wise prevalence revealed that, the highest prevalence was observed in summer months followed by South West monsoon, North East monsoon and winter season.


Keywords: Ovine, caprine, Theileriosis, Seasonal prevalence
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Aravind, M., C. Soundararajan, Bhaskaran Ravi Latha, T. M. A. Senthilkumar and Vairamuthu, S. 2019. Seasonal Prevalence of Ovine and Caprine Theileriosis in Tamil Nadu.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(5): 2521-2525. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.805.297