Detection of Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex - a zoonotic parasite from the Small Indian Mongoose Herpestes auropunctatus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) in Jammu & Kashmir, India

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Sanku Borkataki
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8127-9888
Pankaj Goswami
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5531-7222
Rajesh Katoch
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8991-4455
Shahil Kumar
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8195-6271
Pratiksha Raghuvanshi
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1857-0584

Abstract

The treamatode Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex was identified from the small intestine of the Indian Mongoose and the morphological identification of the parasites was described.  The fluke A. sufrartyfex is important considering its significant zoonotic potential, and the present study highlights the first report of occurrence of the parasite in a newer wild host, the mongoose from India. 

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Borkataki, S., Goswami, P., Katoch, R., Kumar, S. and Raghuvanshi, P. 2017. Detection of Artyfechinostomum sufrartyfex - a zoonotic parasite from the Small Indian Mongoose Herpestes auropunctatus (Mammalia: Carnivora: Herpestidae) in Jammu & Kashmir, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 11 (Nov. 2017), 10980–10982. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3219.9.11.10980-10982.
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Sanku Borkataki, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Ranbir Singh Pura, Jammu & Kashmir 181102, India

Assistant Professor, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc&AH, R S Pura, Jammu

Pankaj Goswami, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Ranbir Singh Pura, Jammu & Kashmir 181102, India

Associate professor (Vety Pathology)

Rajesh Katoch, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Ranbir Singh Pura, Jammu & Kashmir 181102, India

Professor & Head, Division of veterinary Parasitology, FVSc&AH, SKUAST-J, R S Pura, Jammu

Shahil Kumar, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Ranbir Singh Pura, Jammu & Kashmir 181102, India

PD fellow, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc&AH, R S Pura, Jammu

Pratiksha Raghuvanshi, Division of Veterinary Parasitology, FVSc & AH, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST), Ranbir Singh Pura, Jammu & Kashmir 181102, India

Assistant Professor, Division of Physiology & Biochemistry, FVSc&AH, R S Pura, jammu

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