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Human Hydatidosis

Human echinococcosis is a parasitic disease caused by tapeworms of the genus Echinococcus. The lifecycle of E. granulosus involves dogs and wild carnivores as a definitive host for the adult tapeworm. Definitive hosts are where parasites reach maturity and reproduce. The two most important forms of the disease in humans are cystic echinococcosis (hydatidosis) caused […]

Bloat in ruminants

Introduction Large volumes of gas are generated in the rumen on regular basis by microbial fermentation . Bloat occurs when bulk of this gas is not eliminated from the rumen by eructation or belching which is usually the means. The rumen and reticulum becomes abnormally distended or enlarged with gases derived from rumen fermentation. Frothy […]