Study of Cattle Infection with Giardia Parasite at Al-Kufa City, Al- Najaf Al-Ashraf. Iraq

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Hussein Takheal Hussein
Haki abd Alabas Issa
Shatha Atta Abied
Mustafa Hussein Takheal

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A total of 82 adult cow, 24 adult calves , which their ages more than one year , and 38 female calves, 29 male calves which their ages less than one year , are examined during the period from August /2021 till Feb/2022 to detect their infection with Giardia parasite .Its found that 18 of the adult animals infected with cyst (16.98%) while 3 only infected with trophozoites (4.47%) . The animals that their ages less than one year exhibited less rate of infection (8.49% and 7.46% with cyst and trophozoite respectively). According to months of the year , August show the highest rate of infection especially among adult male animals and small female animals (40% and 50% respectively ) . The study recorded Giardia parasite in cattle's for the first time in Al-Kufa city , Al-Najaf Al-Ashraf .

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“Study of Cattle Infection with Giardia Parasite at Al-Kufa City, Al- Najaf Al-Ashraf. Iraq”, JUBPAS, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 31–37, Sep. 2022, Accessed: Feb. 21, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journalofbabylon.com/index.php/JUBPAS/article/view/4287
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“Study of Cattle Infection with Giardia Parasite at Al-Kufa City, Al- Najaf Al-Ashraf. Iraq”, JUBPAS, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 31–37, Sep. 2022, Accessed: Feb. 21, 2024. [Online]. Available: https://journalofbabylon.com/index.php/JUBPAS/article/view/4287

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