Schistosomus reflexus in a red sokoto doe
Keywords:Schistosomus reflexus, Reproductive problem, Red Sokoto Goat
Dystocia was observed in a primiparous One year old Red Sokoto Doe and was relieved manually, the fetus was observed to be monstrous and gross pathological examination showed; cleft sternum, scoliosis, abdominal and thoracic evisceration, absence of diaphragm, pulmonary hypoplasia, malpositioned kidney and heart, spinal inversion and limb ankylosis. The digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, urogenital and skeletal system anomalies were observed in this report. Many of the malformations and malpositioning have been previously reported. The above clinical findings suggest Schistosomus Reflexus.
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