Fasciola hepatica in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Maricá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Authors

  • Edwin Pile Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Biologia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
  • José Augusto Albuquerque dos Santos Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Biologia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
  • Tatiana Pastorello Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Biologia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
  • Maurício Vasconcellos Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Departamento de Biologia, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1590/S1413-95962001000100008

Keywords:

Buffaloes, Fascioliasis, Fasciola hepatica

Abstract

Through the fecal analysis done by the "Quatro tamises" technique, the presence of Fasciola hepatica eggs was demonstrated in young and adult buffaloes coming from Maricá, Rio de Janeiro. The result marks the first report of this parasite in bubaline specie in the State, with occurrence of 2.5%, in the appraised sample.

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Published

2001-01-01

Issue

Section

VETERINARY MEDICINE

How to Cite

1.
Pile E, Santos JAA dos, Pastorello T, Vasconcellos M. Fasciola hepatica in buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) in Maricá, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Braz. J. Vet. Res. Anim. Sci. [Internet]. 2001 Jan. 1 [cited 2024 May 29];38(1):42-3. Available from: https://www.revistas.usp.br/bjvras/article/view/5918