Mortada Elhassan

Mortada Elhassan
University of Bahri · College of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

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The present study aimed at investigating the histological structures of the vallate papillae of the tongue of the dromedary camel. Samples were taken from the tongues of 5 healthy adult dromedary camels, then processed by standard routine histological technique. The vallate papillae were broad, encircled by a distinctive sulcus, and exhibited conca...
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Intermediate filaments belong to a large family of proteins which contribute to the formation of the cytoskeleton. The immunolocalization of cytoskeletal proteins has been used extensively in the diagnosis of various renal pathologies. The present study described the immunolocalization of the cytoskeletal proteins vimentin, desmin, smooth muscle ac...
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This study investigated the effect of a probiotic (Bacillus subtilis DSM 17299), blend of acidifiers, and their combination on the performance of broiler chicks. Two hundred and twenty unsexed one-day-old broilers (Ross 308) were randomly distributed into four groups (55 birds per group divided into 5 replicates) as 2X2 factorial arrangement includ...
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The present study was conducted to evaluate quantitatively the internal and external biosecurity practices in layer farms in Nyala, South Darfur State, Sudan. Twenty-five commercial layer farms were investigated. Data were collected by means of a questionnaire. The respondents included farm owners, farm management and veterinarians. The overall bio...
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Citation: Mona AM Khaier., et al. "First Report on Barcoding of Eimeria tenella (Family Eimeriidae) from Khartoum State, Sudan". Abstract Keywords: CO1; Barcoding; Eimeria tenella; Khartoum; Sudan Background: Chicken caecal coccidiosis is an invasion and destruction of caecal mucosa by the protozoa Eimeria tenella. The infec
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Administration of feed-based anticoccidials, as preventive measure, is one of the great successes in disease control for the ever-expanding poultry industry. The present study aimed at evaluating the efficacy of salinomycin medication against experimental infection with Eimeria tenella isolated from a local farm in Khartoum, Sudan. Forty-five one-d...
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Poultry meat, as animal-source food, is considered one of the important causes of food-borne illness due to the high possibility of bacterial contamination. The objective of this study was to assess the overall risk of E.coli contamination in broiler food chain in Khartoum North-Sudan. The overall risk of contamination with E.coli was estimated aft...
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The present study was conducted to evaluate quantitively the internal and external biosecurity measures in layer farms in Khartoum State, Sudan. Twenty-seven commercial layer farms were selected. Data were collected by on-farm visits using a checklist of 72 questions. Internal and external biosecurity were set as major categories, with a total of t...
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This cross-sectional study was conducted on 41 (N= 410 cows) randomly chosen small dairy farms in four administrative units with the objective of quantifying the association between herd management factors and Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count (BTSCC). Both farm hygiene and cow body cleanliness were assessed, while milk SCC was used as an indicator of m...
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This study was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary supplementation of a probiotic (Bacillus subtilis), acidifiers, and their combination on the mucosa of the broiler small intestine. A total of 220 straight run 1-day-old broiler chicks (Ross 308) were distributed into 4 experimental treatments with 5 replicates per treatment as a 2 × 2...
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Basement membranes consist of various proteins, the major ones being laminin and collagen type IV. Primary defects in these two proteins have been extensively associated with kidney pathologies. This study aimed to establish baseline information on the immunohistochemical distribution of laminin and collagen type IV, and to corelate these with the...
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This study was conducted between Dec 2015 and Jan 2018 during dry and wet seasons in two consecutive years with the objective of evaluating the disposal of manure and dead birds in poultry farms located in Khartoum State, Sudan. Seventy four commercial poultry farms (47 broilers and 27 layers) of different production systems (closed, semi closed an...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the biosecurity measures related to the purchase and transportation of day-old chicks in poultry farms in Khartoum state, Sudan, and to correlate these with the type of production system and density of the farms as well. Seventy four commercial broiler and layer farms throughout the different localities of Khart...
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Kidneys from adult she camels, cows and ewes (eight from each) were investigated using histologic and histometric techniques to study the renal capsule. The capsule in the kidney of the three species was made up of two layers, outer and inner. The outer layer of the renal capsule was composed mainly of dense collagenous fibres arranged in wavy bund...
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The present experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of different levels of flavomycin on performance and egg quality of layer hens. Ninety commercial layer hens (White Lohmann) at the age of 63 weeks were used .The duration of the experiment was seven weeks. Birds were randomly assigned to three dietary treatment groups of thirty hens each....
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The aim of the present study was to investigate the effect of probiotic, Acidifiers and their combination on carcass characteristics, internal organs, cuts performance and meat to bone ratio in broilers chicks. Two hundred and twenty, one day old unsexed broiler chicks (Ross308 strain) was used in this study. They were divided into four groups with...
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An experiment was carried out to study the effect of probiotics, acidifiers and their combination on broiler growth performance and blood chemistry. A total of 220 day old broiler chicks were randomly assigned to four experimental diets in a completely randomized design. Diet A basal diet as control, diet B basal diet supplemented with 500g/ton pro...
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This study aimed at examining the effect of season on the morphology of the camel ovary, and in turn, the ovarian activity. For histological investigations, tissue samples were collected from right and left ovaries of 36 non-pregnant adult animals over a span of one year. The samples were fixed and processed for the routine histological sections, s...

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