5-Title: Occurrence and pathology of haemonchosis in abomasum of sheep (Ovis aries)

Authors: NK Sharma, H Dadhich, I Vyas, P Kumari and A Kumar

Source: Ruminant Science (2014)-3(2):155-156

How to cite this manuscript: Sharma NK, Dadhich H, Vyas I, Kumari P and Kumar A (2014). Occurrence and pathology of haemonchosis in abomasum of sheep (Ovis aries). Ruminant Science 3(2):155-156


The present study was carried out for the investigation of occurrence of haemonchosis in abomasum of sheep. Out of 152 abomasum samples, 24 samples showing frank macroscopical lesions produced by the parasite. So all over occurrence of the haemonchosis in sheep was 36.4 per cent (24 out of 152). Grossly, blood filled thread like worms seen in abomasal mucosa along with slight petechial hemorrhages. Histopathological changes revealed haemorrhages and infiltration of eosinophils, lymphocytes and macrophages in the mucosa and sub-mucosa. Atrophy of gastric glands also observed in many cases with mild congestion.


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