Geographic distribution and frequency of gasterophilosis in slaughtered horses of Araguari, Minas Gerais

Authors

  • Maria José Santos Mundim Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Dagmar Diniz Cabral Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Valmir Tunala Ministério da Agricultura, MG

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1992.51986

Keywords:

Gasterophilus, Epidemiology, Horse

Abstract

Fourteen thousand, one Hundred sixthy two slaughtered horses from nine Brazilian states at the FAVA S/A slaughter-house, Araguari, MG; between May, 14th/1987 to May, 10th/1988 and 31.49% had been Gasterophilus positive. During this period were observed positive animals from 7 different states: Mato Grosso do Sul (85.71%); São Paulo (75.95%); Paraná (65.61%); Goiás (44.02%); Mato Grosso (42.03%); Minas Gerais (14.03%); Pará (8.33%) and negative animals from 2 other states: Espírito Santo and Rio de Janeiro. Animals from 226 cities had been studied and 77.43% were gasterophilosis positive. The identified species was Gasterophilus nasalis.

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Published

1992-12-02

How to Cite

Mundim, M. J. S., Cabral, D. D., & Tunala, V. (1992). Geographic distribution and frequency of gasterophilosis in slaughtered horses of Araguari, Minas Gerais. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 29(2), 211-213. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1992.51986

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PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE

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