E-ISSN 2146-3077
Original Article
Prevalence of Eimeria Species in Sheep in the Bitlis Province
1 Yüzüncü Yıl Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dalı, Van  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2007; 31: 20-24

Key Words: Sheep, Eimeria, Bitlis

This study was performed in order to investigate the presence of Eimeria species in sheep in the Bitlis province. For this purpose, 241 stool samples were collected from sheep in the Bitlis City and Hizan City as well as Horozdere and Gülçimen villages in the Bitlis province. During the laboratory examination of fecal samples, nine different Eimeria species were identified in 215 (89.21%) out of 241 sheep in Bitlis province. These species were Eimeria ovina (49.38%), E. ahsata (46.06%), E. parva (45.64%), E. ovinoidalis (43.56%), E. crandallis (35.26%), E. pallida (30.29%), E. granulosa (12.86%), E. faurei (10.78%) and E. intricata (8.71%). 

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