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International Journal of Pure & Applied Bioscience (IJPAB)
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 5
First page : (1203) Last page : (1205)
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Report of Lungworm (Dictyocaulus sp.) Infection in Captive Spotted Deer (Axis axis) at Raj Bhawan Deer Park, Bhubaneswar

Tapaswini Nayak1, Mitra Ranjan Panda2, Bijayendranath Mohanty3, Manaswini Dehuri3* and Roshnibala Nayak4

1Veterinary Assistant Surgeon, Fisheries and Animal Resource Department, Government of Odisha
2Professor and Head, 3Associate Professor,
Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Odisha
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Received: 26.05.2018  |  Revised: 10.06.2018   |  Accepted: 16.06.2018  



The coprological study of captive spotted deer conducted at Raj Bhawan Deer Park, Bhubaneswar from October- 2015to May- 2016 revealed the presence of lungworm (Dictyocaulus sp.) which was identified based on morphological characteristics after faecal culture. This is the first report of lung worm in spotted deer in the region.

Key words: Spotted deer, Lungworm, Faecal Culture

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Cite this article: Nayak, T., Panda, M.R., Mohanty, B., Dehuri and Roshnibala Nayak, R., Report of Lungworm (Dictyocaulus sp.) infection in captive Spotted Deer (Axis axis) at Raj Bhawan Deer Park, Bhubaneswar, Int. J. Pure App. Biosci.6(5): 1203-1205 (2018). doi: