Prevalence of Trichomonas gallinae in pigeons in Bursa Province, Turkey.

Gulegen E., Senlik B., Akyol V.

INDIAN VETERINARY JOURNAL, vol.82, no.4, pp.369-370, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 82 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.369-370
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


A total of 80 pigeons from Bursa province, Turkey examined for T gallinae. The prevalence of infection was found as 75.78 %. Although a higher prevalence was observed in young pigeons (83.3 %) compared to adults (76.0 %) there was no significant difference between the age classes. No differences in the prevalence of T gallinae could be found between males (77.7 %) and females (79.5 %). Over the whole study period, 2 clinical cases were detected in young pigeons.