Anthelmintic Resistance And Its Impact On High Mortality In Small Ruminants In Malaysia

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1Chandrawathani P., 2Premaalatha B., 2Zaini C.M., 2Jamnah O.1, 2Ramlan M. & 1Quaza NHN

1 Veterinary Research Institute, Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah, Perak

2 Department of Veterinary Services, Putrajaya, Kuala Lumpur


Abstract

Malaysia has a total population of about 700,000 heads of sheep and goats  mainly in commercial farms as well as bred in smallholder enterprises.  As a tropical country with hot wet climate, it is the perfect environment for parasitic diseases, most commonly helminthiasis, to infect these animals.  Since the 1980’s, there has been a steady increase in mortalities caused by helminthiasis which has led to the increase in use of anthelmintics till today.  The government farms which posed as breeding stations for small ruminant production were severly affected by helminth infections and stringent measures were undertaken  to prevent mortalities.

 

10th Malaysian Association of Veterinary Pathology Scientific Conference. 19th – 22nd July 2018. Hotel  Casuarina @ Meru Ipoh, Perak.

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