Ptyas korros or Indo-China Rat Snake is one of the snakes that are commonly hunted in Indonesia. This study aimed to identify Spirometra sp. on P. korros in Sidoarjo. A total of 18 snakes were collected within 3 months. Identification of Spirometra sp. was done using a native method, Semichen Acetic Carmine, and HE staining. As a results, 8 (44.4%) of 18 samples showed positive infection with Spirometra sp. The results of this study indicate the presence of spargana in P. korros in Sidoarjo and no adult Spirometra sp. was found.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)433-436
Number of pages4
JournalJurnal Medik Veteriner
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 31 Dec 2023


  • Ptyas korros
  • Spirometra sp
  • sparganum
  • zoonosis


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