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Direct Research Journal Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science:Vol.3 (2), pp. 5-10, March 2018
ISSN 4372-2601

Comparative histopathological studies of experimentally infected Sokoto Red Goats with two isolates of Trypanosoma evansi
Article Number: DRJA82417964
DOI: https://doi.org/10.26765/DRJVMAS.2018.7964

Original Research Article


*1Mohammed, A. A., 2Lawal, I. A., 3Nok, A. J., 2Ajanusi, O. J., 4Fatihu, M.Y. and 5Bello, A.


1Department of Parasitology and Entomology, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.

2Department of Parasitology and Entomology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kano, Nigeria.

3Department of Biochemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kano, Nigeria.

4Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kano, Nigeria.

5Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria.

Corresponding Author E-mail: aminu280@yahoo.co.uk.


date Received: January 6, 2018     date Accepted: February 26, 2018     date Published: March 20, 2018

Abstract

Experimental infection of two isolates of Trypanosoma evansi in Red Sokoto goats was studied, and all the isolates produces clinical disease leading to death of the goats in all the two isolates. The alteration of liver, lungs, spleen, kidney, spleen, lymph nodes, testis and intestines was studied. Histopathological changes were observed in all sample tissues.


Keywords: Histopathological changes, liver, lungs, spleen, kidney, spleen, lymph nodes, testis, Trypanosoma evansi