International Journal of Fauna and Biological Studies
2018, Vol. 5 Issue 5, Part A
Endoparasitic Fauna in Quails population KP, Pakistan
Muhammad Zahid, Muhammad Umer, Nisar Ahmad, Zain Ullah, Momina Mehmood, Hina Shaheen, Hooriya, Seraj Afridi, Hamid Ullah, Nasir Naseeb, Shamid Khan, Muhammad Yaseen and Ubaid Rasheed
In the modern era in some area of Pakistan quails trade play vital role economically. Due to greater role of quails for society in term of commercial value, their protection regarding disease is the utmost responsibility of citizen. Quails are susceptible to parasitism. Therefore the current research was conducted on KPK deals with parasites relates with intestine of couternix. The current study was conducted on 10 districts of KPK. All the quails captured from these 10 districts were killed by decapitation. Blood film prepared for detection of blood cells abnormalities. After that slide smears for helminthes and protozoan parasites were made from rectal and cecal region of intestine, then both were fixed. The remaining sample of intestine was then proceeded for separation of Salmonella Specie with the help of selenite broth. Total six helminthes and three protozoan parasites were collected from examined quails. The examined helminthes in current study are Raillietina echinobothrida, Choanotaenia infundibulum, Subulura brumpti, Heterakis gallinarum, Raillietina cesticillus and Raillietina tetragona,
while the three diseases observed on Quails of KPK are coccidiosis, histomoniasis and cryptosporidiosis, for these three diseases, protozoan parasites were responsible which are recovered from the Quails in the current research work. No ectoparasite were found in the study.
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Muhammad Zahid, Muhammad Umer, Nisar Ahmad, Zain Ullah, Momina Mehmood, Hina Shaheen, Hooriya, Seraj Afridi, Hamid Ullah, Nasir Naseeb, Shamid Khan, Muhammad Yaseen and Ubaid Rasheed. Endoparasitic Fauna in Quails population KP, Pakistan. Int. J. Fauna Biol. Stud. 2018;5(5):12-15.