Helminth Parasites of Zoonotic Importance in Dog Faeces of North-Western Region of Pakistan: An Environmental Threat to Public Health

  • Wali KHAN Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Zoology, University of Malakand, Lower Dir, Pakistan
  • Ata ULLAH Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Zoology, University of Malakand, Lower Dir, Pakistan
  • Shakeel AHMAD Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Zoology, University of Malakand, Lower Dir, Pakistan
  • Yasir INAM Laboratory of Parasitology, Department of Zoology, University of Malakand, Lower Dir, Pakistan

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Published
2020-05-04
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KHAN W, ULLAH A, AHMAD S, INAM Y. Helminth Parasites of Zoonotic Importance in Dog Faeces of North-Western Region of Pakistan: An Environmental Threat to Public Health. Iran J Public Health. 49(5):1008-1009.
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