African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12269

Full Length Research Paper

Liver histopathology in bovine Fascioliasis

Okoye, I. C.*
  • Okoye, I. C.*
  • Applied Parasitology and Biomedical Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Egbu, F. M. I.
  • Egbu, F. M. I.
  • Applied Parasitology and Biomedical Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Ubachukwu, P. O
  • Ubachukwu, P. O
  • Applied Parasitology and Biomedical Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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Obiezue, Nduka R.
  • Obiezue, Nduka R.
  • Applied Parasitology and Biomedical Research Unit, Department of Zoology and Environmental Biology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 24 February 2014
  •  Accepted: 13 August 2015
  •  Published: 19 August 2015

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