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Parafilaria bovicola infection of cattle in the Elazg region


, : Parafilaria bovicola infection of cattle in the Elazg region. Veteriner Cerrahi Dergisi 2(1): 9-11

Haemorrhagic nodules, caused by P. bovicola, were reported in the skin of 10 cattle in August and September, 1995. The size of the nodules increased gradually and contained granulation tissue, necrotic foci and small amounts of pus.

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