Table 2 : The overall prevalence of adult-stage parasite observed in slaughtered cattle, sheep and goat
in Ipata abattoir, Ilorin.


Parasites Cattle Sheep Goat Total

Fasciola gigantica 20.29% (237/1168) 5.54% (22/397) 2.44% (23/943) 11.24% (282/2508)
Paramphistomum cervi 24.91% (291/1168) 2.27% (9/397) 0.67% (5/943) 12.16% (305/2508)
Dicrocoelium hospes 0. 26% (3/1168) 0.00% (0/0) 0.00% (0/0) 0.26% (3/1168)
Dicrocoelium dendriticum 0.00% (0/0) 0.25% (1/397) 0.11% (1/943) 0.15% (2/1340)
Moniezia expansa 0.00% (0/0) 7.30% (29/397) 0.85% (8/943) 2.76% (37/1340)
Moniezia benedeni 3.68% (43/1168) 0.00% (0/0) 0.00% (0/0) 3.68% (43/1168)
Haemonchus contortus 0.00% (0/0) 12.34% (49/397) 1.80% (17/943) 4.93% (66/1340)
Haemonchus placei 10.19% (119/1168) 0% (0/0) 0% (0/0) 10.19% (119/1168)
Ascaris vitulorum 0.00% (0/0) 5.29% (21/397) 1.39% (13/943) 2.54% (34/1340)
Trichuris ovis 0.00% (0/0) 0.25% (1/397) 0.00% (0/943) 0.07% (1/1340)
Trichuris globulosa 0.09% (1/1168) 0.00% (0/0) 0.00% (0/0) 0.09% (1/1168)
Dictyocaulus filarial 0.00 (0/0) 0.00% (0/397) 0.11% (1/943) 0.07% (1/1340)
Dictyocaulus viviparous 0.09% (1/1168) 0.00% (0/0) 0.00% (0/0) 0.09% (1/1168)
Strongyloides papillosus 0.68% (8/1168) 0.00% (0/397) 0.11% (1/943) 0.36% (9/2508)
TOTAL -- -- -- 36.04% (904/2508)

Odeniran et al.Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences  2016 4:1DOI : 10.7243/2054-3425-4-1