Research Journal for Veterinary Practitioners

Case Report
Res. j. vet. pract. 3 (1): 13 - 14
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Bhupesh Kamdi*, Suresh Jadhav, Sachin Raut, Rahul Pande, Prashant Sonkusale, Nitin Kurkure
Department of Veterinary Pathology, Nagpur Veterinary College, Seminary Hills, Nagpur–440006, Maharashtra India.

*Correspondence | Bhupesh Kamdi, Nagpur Veterinary College, Seminary Hills, Nagpur, India; Email:

Indian cattle egret birds of about one and half year old were presented to the department of veterinary pathology for the necropsy investigation by the forest officials of seminary hills Nagpur. Systemic necropsy examination revealed congested small intestine which had small thread like round worms. Further these worms were confirmed to be Ascardia galli depending on their morphological characteristics. Microscopically intestine revealed sloughing of villi and heterophilic infiltration.