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Prevalence of subclinical coccidiosis in broiler-chicken farms in the municipality of Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran.
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PMID:  10760406     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A survey of the prevalence of subclinical coccidiosis in broiler-chickens was conducted in the municipality of Mashhad, Khorasan, Iran. Eighty-four chicken farms were randomly selected; from each farm, five birds per 106th week of age.6th week of age. The farm-level prevalence of subclinical coccidiosis was 38% (95% CI: 48 .47%). Uni- and multi-variable associations were tested between each va riable. An increased risk of infection in the broiler was associated wi th the larger farm, with older chickens, and if the chicken farm were sa mpled in the winter or spring, using coccidiostat in the food was not as sociated. The peak oocyst score in the litter occurred at >6th week age . Most farms (97%) had E. acervulina; (41%) had E. maxima and (12%) had E. tenella.
G Reza Razmi; G Ali Kalideri
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Preventive veterinary medicine     Volume:  44     ISSN:  0167-5877     ISO Abbreviation:  Prev. Vet. Med.     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-06-27     Completed Date:  2000-06-27     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8217463     Medline TA:  Prev Vet Med     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Ferdwosi University, PO Box 91775-1793, Mashhad, Iran.
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MeSH Terms
Animal Husbandry
Coccidiosis / epidemiology,  veterinary*
Iran / epidemiology
Poultry Diseases / epidemiology*
Risk Factors

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