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African Journal of Biomedical Research
Ibadan Biomedical Communications Group
ISSN: 1119-5096
Vol. 6, No. 2, 2003, pp. 111-112
Bioline Code: md03022
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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African Journal of Biomedical Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2003, pp. 111-112

 en Short communication - A PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION OF RESISTANCE TO ANTHELMINTICS IN STRONGYLES OF CATTLE IN SHAKI , NIGERIA
FASHANU, S.O. AND FAGBEMI, B.O.

Abstract

A survey was conducted and the occurrence of anthelmintic resistance in strongyles of cattle was detected. Ten herds of cattle in Shaki, Oyo state of Nigeria were studied. Larval Development Assay (LDA) was used as the test method. Four drugs were tested. Resistance to the four drugs were detected. Resistance to albendazole were detected in two herds and in one herd for febantel with LD50 > 0.10 μgml -1 . Resistance to levalmisole and morantel was detected in three and in two herds respectively with LD50 >1.0μgml -1

Keywords
Cattle-nematoda; Anthelmintics; Resistance, Larval Development Assay: Shaki.

 
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