Identification of Worm Eggs in Faeces of Egrets (Egretta sp.) in Surabaya

Journal of Parasite Science

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Title Identification of Worm Eggs in Faeces of Egrets (Egretta sp.) in Surabaya
Creator Trismiharto, Akbar Haryo Widhi
Utama, Suzanita
Supranianondo, Koesnoto
Poetranto, Djoko
Koesdarto, Setiawan
Yunus, Muchammad
Worms Eggs, Egretta sp., Brown sugar.
Description The aim of this research was to identify worm eggs species that infected Egrets in Surabaya. A total of 40 samples were taken and faecal examination was conducted in the Laboratory by means of native, sedimentation, and floating methods, In floating method saturated brown sugar solution was used as floating media because brown sugar solution was faster in floating worm eggs. Then further examination of the worm eggs species were matched by microscopic taxonomy and textbook comparison observation. Eggs of three classes of helmints, Trematode, Cestode, and Nematode were found in faeces of Egrets in Surabaya. Species of the Nematode eggs found were Ascaris sp., Ascaridia galli, , Capillaria sp., Toxocara cati. Species of Cestode class egg found were Raillietina sp, from Trematode class were Echinostoma revolutum.
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
Date 2019-12-03
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Source Journal of Parasite Science; Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Journal of Parasite Science; 51-56
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Parasite Science

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