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Abstract

PREVELENCE OF MYCOPLASMA INFECTION IN SLAUGHTERED DOGS IN JOS METROPOLIS

*Ogbu K. I., Ochai S. O., Maimadu A. A., Olabode M. P., Olaolu O. S., Waziri I. A. and Oguche M. O.

ABSTRACT

The study was designed to determine the prevalence of Mycoplasma infection in slaughtered dogs in Jos Metropolis. Nasal swab (100) and trachea sample (50) were collected randomly at Jos dog market. The samples were cultured on Pleuro-pneumonia like organism agar and incubated anaerobically at 370C for 72 hours using culture method by Morton and Lecce, (1953). The result were analyze using Chi Square method and presented in tables. The result of the study revealed that out of the 150 samples tested, 23 (15.3%) were positive. In relation to age, sex, location and sample type. There was a higher prevalence in puppies (16%), than in adult (15%), though not statistically significant p>0.05. The prevalence was higher in females (16.2%) than males (14.5%) though not significant p>0.05. The prevalence was higher in Jos North (20%) than Jos South (11.3%) though there was no significant difference p>0.05. There was higher prevalence in nasal swab (16%) than trachea samples (14%) though not statistically significant p>0.05. The study shows that there was no significant difference.

Keywords: Prevalence, Mycoplasma Infection, Dogs, Pleuro-pneumonia, Jos.


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