Journal of
Parasitology and Vector Biology

  • Abbreviation: J. Parasitol. Vector Biol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2510
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPVB
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 202

Table of Content: April 2015; 7(3)

April 2015

New host record of Abbreviata baltazardi (Nematoda: Physalopteridae) from the lizard, Laudakia (Agama) nupta in Rawandoz mountains, Kurdistan Region

This study investigation represents the first on parasites of the lizard, Laudakia nupta nupta not in Iraq but all over the world. An intestinal nematode, Abbreviata baltazardi has been recovered from the lizard, L. nupta nupta caught from Rawandos mountains in Kurdistan region, Iraq. The main characteristics of this nematode are: mouth with large simple triangular lateral lips armed with one tooth or more, two amphids...

Author(s): Zohair, I.F. Rahemo, Sarbaz, I. Mohammad, Ferhank, A. Aola, Sherwan, T. Ahmed, Fekry, A. Kader  and  Firas Kasim

April 2015

Prevalence of helminthic fauna in wild pigs in comparison with domestic pigs: A study in the adjoining areas of Mudumalai, Anamalai and Sathyamangalam tiger reserves, Tamil Nadu South India

Study on endoparasites in wild pigs (Sus scrofa) interfering with agriculture, was carried out in areas adjoining the Western Ghats (Mudumalai tiger reserve, Anamalai tiger reserve) and Eastern Ghats (Sathyamangalam region) of Tamil Nadu state in India during November, 2013 to May, 2014. Ninety faecal samples in total (n=30 of Wild pigs, n=30 of Desi pigs and n=30 Cross bred pigs each of the study areas) were subjected...

Author(s): Boon Allwin, M.G. Jayathangaraj, M. Palanivelrajan, S. Gomathinayagam, M. Raman and S.T. Bino sundar

April 2015

Urinary schistosomiasis: Water contact frequency and infectivity among school aged pupil/students in Umukabia Community of Ehime Mbano Local Government Area of Imo State, Nigeria

A study was conducted among 108 students and pupils of four selected schools in Umukabia Community in Ehime Mbano local government area of Imo State, Nigeria using their activities at Efuru and Okparadibia streams. Structured questionnaire was used to elicit information on water contact frequency and aetiology of the disease. Schistosoma haematobium ova detection was achieved by the microscopy. Results revealed that...

Author(s): Iwu, R. U., Azoro, A. V. and Onuoha, J. N.