Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 369

Full Length Research Paper

Prevalence of bovine of schistosomosis in and around Nekemte, East Wollega zone, Western Ethiopia

Abriham Kebede
  • Abriham Kebede
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical and Health Science, Wollega University, P. O. Box, 395, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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Jiregna Dugassa
  • Jiregna Dugassa
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical and Health Science, Wollega University, P. O. Box, 395, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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Geremew Haile
  • Geremew Haile
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical and Health Science, Wollega University, P. O. Box, 395, Nekemte, Ethiopia.
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Berhanu Wakjira
  • Berhanu Wakjira
  • School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, Ethiopia.
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  •  Received: 18 January 2018
  •  Accepted: 12 March 2018
  •  Published: 31 May 2018


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