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Hypodermosis in cattle slaughtered in Nigde province, Turkey.
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PMID:  18575963     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study was carried out to investigate the prevalence of hypodermosis in cattle between January and June 2005 in Nigde province, which is located in the middle of Turkey. A total of 1336 cattle, which were slaughtered in Nigde, were investigated for Hypoderma larvae. The 68 out of 1336 cattle (%5.08) were found positive for Hypoderma larvae. A total of 536 Hypoderma larvae were found in the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the back of infested cattle. The 489 out of 536 larvae (%91.23) were identified as Hypoderma bovis and 47 out of 536 (%8.77) as H. lineatum. Number of Hypoderma larvae counted on single infested cattle varied between 1-45 and the mean number of Hypoderma larvae per cattle was 7.88 (536/68). Hypodermosis was recorded for the first time in cattle from Nigde.
Mustafa Karatepe; Bilge Karatepe
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2007-12-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Tropical animal health and production     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0049-4747     ISO Abbreviation:  Trop Anim Health Prod     Publication Date:  2008 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-25     Completed Date:  2008-09-23     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1277355     Medline TA:  Trop Anim Health Prod     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  383-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Bor Higher School for Business, Nigde University, 51700 Bor-Nigde, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Cattle Diseases / epidemiology*,  parasitology*
Diptera / growth & development*
Ectoparasitic Infestations / epidemiology,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Hypodermyiasis / epidemiology,  parasitology,  veterinary*
Turkey / epidemiology

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