Patil AA*, Rathod PR, Moregaonkar SD, Gangane GR, Jogdand BM, Bhagwat PB, Swami SB and Pathade DS
Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, (MAFSU), Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, India
*Corresponding Author: Patil AA, Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, (MAFSU), Maharashtra Animal and Fishery Sciences University, Nagpur, India.
Received: May 29, 2023; Published: June 26, 2023
A five-month old Murrah buffalo calf carcass was presented to the Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Parbhani, Maharashtra, for conduct of a post-mortem examination. The postmortem examination revealed, emaciation and dehydration. The conjunctival mucus membrane was pale-white. The liver was congested, and the kidneys were atrophied with pale cortex. In abomasum, a milk clot and a large number of adult worms were observed. From the duodenum to mid-jejunum, a severe infestation of worms were visualized through the intestinal wall, The intestinal lumen was completely obstructed by adult worms. As per parasitological examination of feceal sample and morphological study, the worms were confirmed as Toxocara vitulorum.
Keywords: Toxocara vitulorum; Buffalo; Breeding
Citation: Patil AA., et al. “Death Due to Heavy Infection of Toxocara vitulorum in a Male Murrah Buffalo Calf: A Case Report".Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 5.7 (2023): 102-105.
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