Study on ringworm in Iraqi cattle


Pathological signs, prevalence characteristics, microscopic examination, and culture study indicated presence of ringworm disease and its first recorded in the central region of Iraq. The disease was associated with the fungus Trichophyten verrcosum, and it was found that the infection rate among calves was 21.2% which is more than that recorded in adult cows which was 0.025%.


Ringworm, Cattle, Iraq