Epidemiological study of Babesia spp. In stray dogs from Al-Resafa side of Baghdad province


Abstract: These study was conducted (102) Blood sample from stray dogs of different regions from Al-Resafa side of Baghdad province with total percentage 65.68% of Babesia spp. Infection from beginning of July 2011 to January 2012 , there highest rate was 91.66% recorded in Al-sadrea region and the lowest was 50% recorded in Al-showrga region without significant difference (P<0.05) , Fall session recorded the highest infection rate 74.28% , the lowest rate in Winter was 53.84% , the results reveled significant difference(P<0.05) between males and females infection rates in Al-Sadreea region 72.72% , 27.27% respectively while there was no significant difference (P<0.05) in total infection between males and females that have been recorded 52.23%, 49.25% respectively.