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Causes and Prevalence of Condemnation of Livers of Cattle Slaughtered at Ghanawa Abattoir, Khartoum State, Sudan

Causes and Prevalence of Condemnation of Livers of Cattle Slaughtered at Ghanawa Abattoir, Khartoum State, Sudan

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Title: Causes and Prevalence of Condemnation of Livers of Cattle Slaughtered at Ghanawa Abattoir, Khartoum State, Sudan
Author: Essa, Mohammed Abdelrahman Mohammed Ahmed
Abstract: The objective of this study was to investigate the different causes and pathological conditions of the livers of slaughtered cattle leading to condemnations at Ghanawa abattoir, West Omdurman, Khartoum State, Sudan. The total number of livers examined was 9360 during September to December 2014, 96 (1.03%) showed various type of lesions leading to their condemnation and their prevalence rates were liver fasciolasis (0.41%), schistosomiasis (0.07%), Cysticercus bovis (0.12%), fibrosis (0.07%), abscesses (0.31%), necrosis (0.18%), calcification (0.09%), congestion (0.01%) The incidence of fascioliasis and liver abscess was higher compared to other liver lesion, This result indicated high prevalence of fascioliasis (0.41%) among the other liver lesions.It was concluded that abattoirs are very important monitors for animals prevailing diseases and their control plan. The livers is one of the important organs found to be affected by different diseases, which are of much concern to human, public health authorities. The study recommended to careful antimortem examination should be practiced to eliminate diseases.
Description: 74 Pages
URI: http://khartoumspace.uofk.edu/123456789/24161


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