عنوان مقاله [English]
Objective: Determination of sources and transfer routes of Eimeria oocyst in poultry farms.
Design: Cross sectional study.
Samples: Samples were taken from 47 houses belong to 30 poultry farms. Samples were obtained from litter, worker hands, boots, wheelbarrows, stacked lime and dust around the houses. Procedure: The samples were floated in sugar solution. Results: The results indicated that oocysts found in litter, worker hands, boots, wheelbarrows and dust around the house were 27, 10, 17, 12 and 14, respectively. No oocyst were found in stalked lime.
Implications: It is suggested that synchronized usage of lime in front of the doors and litter, worker hands must be disinfected with detergents, boots and wheelbarrow should be washed with detergents
and stalked lime. J. Fac Med Univ Tehran. 59,3:245-247,2004.