Sparganosis pada Ular Jali (Ptyas korros)

Translated title of the contribution: Sparganosis in Indo-Chinese Rat Snake (Ptyas korros)

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Abstract

Ptyas korros or Indo-Chinesse Rat snake are one type of snake in Indonesia. Various causes of extinction are health problems such as diseases caused by parasites. This case report aimed to identify worms found in dead P. korros snakes, identification methods using carmine staining and observed under a microscope with a magnification of 40x and 100x. Identification results were found as many as 18 Spirometra sp. tapeworms in the subcutaneous and muscular areas along the snake's body. Spirometra sp. worm causes spargonosis which is zoonotic or can be transmitted to humans.

Translated title of the contributionSparganosis in Indo-Chinese Rat Snake (Ptyas korros)
Original languageIndonesian
Pages (from-to)258-262
Number of pages5
JournalJurnal Medik Veteriner
Volume3
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2020

Keywords

  • Ptyas korros
  • Sparganosis
  • Spirometra sp

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