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Diagnostic information of parasitic infections in various animal species at Regional Diagnostic Laboratory Bukit Tengah from 2015 to 2017

Regional Laboratory Bukit Tengah (RLBT) was received samples obtained from various animal species as diagnostic cases which were sent from Perlis, Kedah, Penang and Northern Perak. Routine diagnostic tests were done to establish the incidence of positive infections in local farms by OIE recommended and prescribed test for international trade. In 2015 to 2017, a total of 241 cases (2015), 215 cases (2016) and 183 cases (2017) were received for parasitic cases. Over the past three year's period, a total of 2680 samples were found positive for various parasitic infections suchas Helminthiasis (31.5%), Coccidiosis (16.5%), Leucocytozoonosis (13.5%),Anaplasmosis (7.8%), Theileriosis (3.9%), Avian Malaria (0.8%), Trypanosomiasis (0.6%), Babesiosis(0.3%), endo-parasite identification (1.6%) and ecto-parasite infection (3.1%). RLBT provided services and important information for assisting farmers with managing the health to maintain the productivity of animals and also to create awareness on monitoring the disease in early infected stage. An extension services of the Department of Veterinary Services recommend regular screening of livestock animals for parasitic infections to reduce losses caused by mortality and morbidity.

Keywords: Parasitic infection cases, Regional Laboratory Bukit Tengah, Penang, Kedah, Perlis and Northern Perak

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Khor Sock Kun. Diagnostic information of parasitic infections in various animal species at Regional Diagnostic Laboratory Bukit Tengah from 2015 to 2017. 30th Veterinary Association of Malaysia (VAM) Congress. 19th-20th October, 2018. Hilton Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.(Abstract of e-Poster Presentation).

 

1Khor Sock Kun, 2Jamaiyah M.I., 2Maswati M.A., 2Saira Banu M.R.

1Department of Veterinary Services;

2Regional Laboratory Bukit Tengah, Department of Veterinary Services;

Corresponding author: allisialee@yahoo.com


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