ASPEK ZOONOTIK PARASIT NEMATODA PADA KERA DAN BINATANG MENGERAT DI BENGKULU, SUMATERA. INDONESIA

Untung S., S. Nalim

ASPEK ZOONOTIK PARASIT NEMATODA PADA KERA DAN BINATANG MENGERAT DI BENGKULU, SUMATERA. INDONESIA

Abstract


Twentyfive monkeys and 481 rats were examined for parasitic nematodes in Bengkulu, nine species of nematode were found infecting these animals. Five of filarían nematodes, i.e. Brugia malayi, Brugia pahangi, Dirofilaria magnilarvatum and Edesonfilaria malayensis were infecting monkeys and one speciesTBreinlia booliati, was found infecting rats.

Three species of gastrointestinal helminths, i.e. Trichuris trichiura, Enterobius vermicularis and Oestophagomomum spp were found in monkeys; a lung worm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, was found in rats.

The most important nematode species is B. malayi, which was found in Presbytis cristatus (36.8 %) and in Macaca fascicularis (20.0 %). T. trichiura was found in R. cristatus (47.9 %) and A. cantonensis in Rattus argentiventer (4.0 %) and Rattus tiomanicus (2.9%).

Keywords


Parasitic nematodes; Zoonotic

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