Authors: AYNUR GÜLANBER, ERKUT TÜZER, AYŞEN GARGILI, MÜFİT TOPARLAK, İLKER EFİL, VEDAT KELEŞ, MELTEM ULUTAŞ
Abstract: In this study, a total of 365 cattle (234 male, 131 female) slaughtered in different localities in Thrace (The European part of Turkey) were examined for hypodermosis between January and May of 1997. Hypoderma bovis, H. lineatum and unidentified 2nd instar larvae were found in the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the back region of the animals. The prevalence rate and intensity of infestation were 3.56% and 10.23 respectively.
Keywords: Hypodermosis, Hypoderma bovis, Hypoderma lineatum, cattle, prevalence, Turkey.
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