Prevalence of gastro-intestinal helminthiasis in captive deer of Bangladesh
S. Kanungo, A. Das, M. Das Gupta and Shakif-ul-Azam
Date : 2010-10-30 Volume : 2

The investigation was undertaken to study the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminthiasis in captive deer. About 76.2% deer were affected with gastrointestinal helminthiasis. Paramphistomum spp. and Haemonchus spp. were mostly prevalent in deer. It is revealed that Para or Hog deer (90.91%) was mostly susceptible to gastrointestinal helminthiasis followed by Barking deer (78.79%), Spotted deer (75%) and Samber deer (70%). Mixed infection was noted in majority of the deer. Paramphistomum spp., Haemonchus spp. and Strongyloides spp. were common in three different captive location but Fasciola spp. was detected only in Dhaka zoo and Dulahazara Safari Park. 1288421279.php