Ascariosis in pigs: An overview
Author(s): Shamima Parbin, Kamal Hashan Bulbul, Swaraj Rajkhowa and Seema Rani Pegu
Abstract: Ascariosis, a socioeconomically important disease occurs in man and pigs caused by Ascaris lumbricoides and A. suum, respectively. The significance pathological and clinical changes caused by the different stages of the parasite attributed to major economic consequence resulting in production losses linked to reduce feed conversion efficiency and losses to the meat industries associated with the condemnation of ‘milk-spot’ livers. The pathogenesis, clinical signs, epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control strategies of the disease are discussed in the present communication.
How to cite this article:
Shamima Parbin, Kamal Hashan Bulbul, Swaraj Rajkhowa, Seema Rani Pegu. Ascariosis in pigs: An overview. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2020;5(4):83-85.