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: December 2017; 9(12)

December 2017

Malacological study of snail intermediate hosts of trematode parasites in Okitipupa Local Government Area, Ondo State, Nigeria

Water bodies in specific sites were sampled for snail intermediate hosts of trematodes. Overall, a total of 949 snails were taken from the selected rivers with long handled scoop net, and in some areas with the aid of a pair of forceps. The sampled snails were placed in wide-mouthed universal bottles, loosely covered and taken to the laboratory for investigation. Examination was carried out by exposing groups of ten in...

Author(s): Ayodeji Samson Bagbe  

December 2017

Use of a homeopathic complex against Haematobia irritans infestation in dairy cattle, Paraná, Brazil

Horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (Linnaeus), is an ectoparasite that feeds exclusively on the host’s blood, preferably cattle, whose biological cycle occurs in its feces. This insect is scattered throughout Brazil in areas favorable to its development and also in other South American countries. The insect remains most of the day time on the animal. The adult fly can live 3 to 7 weeks. At high infestation...

Author(s): Luiz Antônio Branco, Ranulfo Piau júnior, André Felipe Berto de Almada, Jessé Lahos Borges, Luiz Henrique Garcia Abreu, Giani Lourenço Augusto, Zilda Cristiani Gazim, Jhordão Resende Pazianoti, Mateus Dias Sitko and Bruna Caroline Nunes