Histo –pathological changes in the three aquatic birds intestines due to parasitic infestations in the Bahr AL- Najaf depression Iraq
journal of kerbala university,
2007, Volume 3, Issue 4, Pages 101-106
AbstractThe present study carried – out on thirty aquatic birds including Tringa nebularia , larus argentatus and phalacrocorax carbo . Among ten T nebularia two aquatic birds were infected with (cestoda) Anomotaenia microrhncha and Trichocephaloides megalalocephala And among ten l argentatus three aquatic birds were infcted with paricterotaen porosa while among ten phalacrocorax carbo one bird was found to be infected with haloparaxis crassirostris the infected birds were observed fibrosis surrounded the worm in the mucosa of small intestine (duodenum) also all infected aquatic birds were revealed the ulceration , destruction degeneration and necrosis in most epithelial lining of the small intestinal villi , beside decreasing in number or some time lost of the goblet cells , also the damage was extended in to intestinal glands , these pathological effectc which led to dyfunction of small intestines in the infected birds , and emaciation was appeared on the infected aquatic birds in this present study , also inflammatory cells infliterate in mucosa and submucosa of infected small intestines .
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