The louse, Haematomyzus elephantis Piaget, 1869, (Mallophaga Haematomyzidae) infection of captive Asian elephants and its treatment. Murata, K. Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2002, v. 7 (2), p. 145-148. ref. ISSN: 1342-6133.

            Language: English, Japanese.

            Descriptors: carbaryl, pruritus, pyrethroids, zoo animals, Elephas maximus.


Epidemiological and clinico-therapeutic studies of strongylosis in elephants. Suresh, K.; Choudhuri, P.C.; Kumari, K.N.; Hafeez, M.; Hamza, P.A. Zoos`, 2001, v. 16 (7), p. 539-540. ref. ISSN: 0971-6378.

            Descriptors: drug therapy, faeces, helminth ova, albendazole, epidemiology.


In vitro survivability of strongylid larvae of elephants. Taman, M.; Jayathangaraj, M.G.; Malik, P.K. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Nov. 2001, v. 71 (11), p. 1043-1044. ISSN: 0367-9318.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: Strongylidae, mammalian hosts, larval in-vitro survivability.


Parasites found in faeces of Indian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Thailand following treatment with mebendazole, with observations on Pfenderius papillatus (Cobbold, 1882) Stiles and Goldberger, 1910 by scanning electron microscope. Carreno, R.A.; Neimanis, A.S.; Lindsjo, J.; Thongnoppakun, P.; Barta, J.R.; Peregrine, A.S. Helminthologia Bratislava, Jun. 2001, v. 38 (2), p. 75-79. ref. ISSN: 0440-6605.

            NAL call no: 436.8 H36

            Descriptors: drug therapy, faeces, mebendazole, scanning electron microscopy.


Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in elephants (Elephas maximus indicus) in Thailand. Tuntasuvan, D.; Mohkaew, K.; Dubey, J.P. Journal of Parasitology, Feb. 2001, v. 87 (1), p. 229-230. ISSN: 0022-3395.

            NAL call no: 448.8 J824

            Descriptors: antibodies, Toxoplasma immunology, parasitology, elephants.


In vitro survivability of strongylid larvae of elephants. Raman, M.; Jayathangaraj, M.G.; Malik, P.K. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Nov. 2001, v. 71 (11), p. 1043-1044. ref. ISSN: 0367-8318.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: in vitro, larvae, survival, strongylid, elephants.


Strongylosis in captive elephants: A report. Raman, M.; Jayathagaraj, M.G.; Rajavelu, G.; John, M.C. Indian Journal of Animal Health, 2000, v. 39 (2), p. 85-86. ref. ISSN: 0019-5057.

            NAL call no: SF1.I4

            Descriptors: anaemia, anthelmintics, drug therapy, fenbendazole, larvae.


On the occurrence of Haematomyzus elephantis Piaget (Mallophaga: Haematomyzidae) on the elephant, Elephas maximus indicus Cuvier, a new record for peninsular Malaysia. Jeffery, J.; Vellayan, S.; Sulaiman, S.; Oothuman, P.; Zahedi, M.; Krishnasamy, M. Tropical Biomedicine, Dec. 1999, v. 16 (2), p. 51-52. ISSN: 0127-5720.

            Descriptors: Haematomyzus elephantis, mammalian hosts, parasite distribution.


Pathology of concurrent Gastrodiscus secundus and Pseudodiscus collinsi infection in two captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Saidul, Islam; Abdul, Mukit; Manoranjan, Das; Islam, S.; Mukit, A.; Das, M. Journal of Veterinary Pathology, 1999, v. 13 (2), p. 151-152. ref.

            Descriptors: caecum, parasites, helminths, elephants, case reports.


The study of a flagellate protozoan, Triplumaria selenica, from the colon of an elephant. Chardez, Didier. Revue Vervietoise d’Histoire Naturelle, 1999, p. 11-13. ISSN: 0375-1465.

            Language: French.

            Descriptors: Triplumaria selenica, general cell ultra structure, parasite.


Coproculture and demonstration of third stage larvae of Murshidia sp. In elephants (Elephas maximus). Bhat, M.N.; Manickam, R. Indian Veterinary Journal, Dec.1998, v. 75 (12), p. 1140-1142. ref. ISSN: 0019-6479.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN2

            Descriptors: faeces, zoo animals, case report, parasites.


Parasitic infections of Sumatran elephant in the Way Kambas National Park, Indonesia. Matsuo, Kayoko; Hayani, Sprahman; Kamiya, Masao. Japanese Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Sept.1998, v. 3 (2), p. 95-100. ISSN: 1342-6133.

            Language: Japanese.

            Descriptors: parasites, infection, Elephas maximus sumatranus, survey.


Asian elephants with longer tusks have lower parasite loads. Watve, Milind G.; Sukumar, R. Current Sciences, Jun. 10,1997, v. 72 (11), p. 885-889. ISSN: 0011-3891.

            NAL call no: 475 SCI23

            Descriptors: parasitology, behavior, elephants.


Some parasites from Sumatran elephants in Indonesia. Matsuo, K.; Suprahman, H. Journal of the Helminthological Society of Washington, Jul. 1997, v. 64 (2), p. 298-299. ref. ISSN: 1049-233X.

            NAL call no: QL392.J68

            Descriptors: nematoda, trematoda, gasterophilidae, Elephas maximus.


Studies on some aspects of fascioliasis in Asian elephants (Elephas maximus). Saidul, Islam; Islam, S. Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 1997, v. 11 (1), p. 109.

            NAL call no: SF810.A3J6

            Descriptors: trematode infections, liver, helminth ova, elephants, faeces, drug therapy.


Three new intestinal protozoan species of the genus Latteuria n.g. (Ciliophora: Trichostomatia) from Asian and African elephants. Timoshenko, Olga; Imai, Soichi. Parasitology International, Dec. 1997, v. 46 (4), p. 297-303. ISSN: 1383-5769.

            NAL call no: QL757.P3747

            Descriptors: parasite host, parasitology, Latteuria, elephants.


Eleven new ciliate species of the genus Triplumaria (Ciliophora, Entodinimorphida) from Asian elephant, Elephas maximus, and African elephant, Loxodonta africana. Timoshenko, O.; Imai, S. Journal of Protozoology Research, 1995, v. 5 (4), p. 157-175. ref. ISSN: 0917-4427.

            NAL call no: QL366.J68

            Descriptors: elephants, faeces, ciliates, parasites, new species.


Helminth parasites of elephants: Ecological aspects. Watve, Milind G. A Week With Elephants: Proceedings of the International Seminar on the Conservation of Asian Elephant, June 1993. Oxford University Press, N.Y., N.Y. Daniel, J.C.; Datye, Hemant S. (Eds). 1995, i-vii, 1-535 p., viii-xi. Chapter pagination: 289-295. ISBN: 0195638506.

            NAL call no: QL737.P98I67 1995

            Descriptors: Cestoda, Nematoda, mammalian hosts, Elephas maximus.


Pathology due to Fasciola jacksoni in Indian elephants (Elephas maximus). Singh, K.P.; Srivastava, V.K.; Prasad, A.; Pandey, A.P. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Aug. 1994, v. 64 (8), p. 802-804. ISSN: 0367-8313.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: Elephas maximus, Fasciola, helminths, parasitology.


A study of helminth parasites of elephants (Elephas maximus). Li, C.X.; Rong, Y.M.; Xie, Q.P. Chinese Journal of Zoology, 1993, v. 28 (5), p. 43-44. ref. ISSN: 0250-3263.

            Language: Chinese.

            NAL call no: QL1.T8

            Descriptors: elephants, parasites, helminths.


A new species of parasitic nematodes from Indian elephant (Strongylata: Trichonematidae). Zhang, L.P.; Xie, Q.P. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 1992, v. 17 (2), p. 151-155. ISSN: 1000-0739.

            NAL call no: QL351.T85

            Descriptors: Quilonia edentata, Elephas maximus, mammalian hosts, new species.


Treatment of helminthiosis in elephants. Rao, D.S.T.; Yathiraj, S.; Choudhuri, P.C.; Reddy, P.K.; Konda, Reddy P. Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, Dec.1992, v. 62 (12), p. 1155-1156. ref. ISSN: 0367-8318.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN22

            Descriptors: parasitoses, fenbendazole, helminthoses elephants.


Helminth infection with reference to the clinical and haematological observations in elephants. Sarode, D.B.; Hatwar, A.K.; Hiwase, S.D. Zoos’, 1991, v. 6 (11), p. 10-11. ISSN: 0971-6378.

            Descriptors: Oesophagostomum, mammalian hosts, haematological effects.


Morphological study of the adult stage of elephant louse Haematomyzus elephantis with light and scanning electron microscopy (Insecta: Rhyncophthiraptera). Jeu, Minghwa; Pan, Peifang; Juang, Fuming. Journal of Shanghai Agricultural College, Mar. 1990, v. 8 (1), p. 9-19. ISSN: 1000-193X.

            Language: Chinese.

            Descriptors: Haematomyzus elephantis, general morphology, parasite morphology.


Anthelmintic activity of fenbendazole (Panacur) against Murshidia murshida in zoo elephants. Roy, S.; Mazumdar, B.K. Indian Veterinary Journal, 1988, v. 65 (6), p. 531-532. ISSN: 0019-6479.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN2

            Descriptors: elephants, anthelmintics, drug therapy, fenbendazole.


Anthelmintic efficacy of albendazole against parasites in Indian elephants. Li, C.X.; Rong, Y.M.; Lan, J.G. Chinese Journal of Veterinary Science and Technology, 1988, v. 9, p. 42-43. ISSN: 1000-6419.

            Descriptors: Trematoda, Nematoda, Digenea, Elephas maximus.


A note on the successful treatment of Trichostrongyle infection of elephants (Elephas maximus) with Panacur (fenbendazole). Lahkar, B.C.; Das, M.R. Indian Veterinary Journal, 1988, v. 65 (6), p. 538. ref. ISSN: 0019-6479.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN2

            Descriptors: elephants, anthelmintics, drug therapy, fenbendazole.


Endoparasites of African and Asian elephants. Bauer, C.; Stoye, M. Praktische Tierarzt, 1985, v. 66 (1), p. 55-56, 58-60. col. plt. ref. ISSN: 0032-681X.

            Language: German.

            NAL call no: 41.8 P882

            Descriptors: elephants, parasites, Helminths, zoo animals.


Ivermectin treatment of lice infestation in two elephant species. Karesh, W.B.; Robinson, P.T. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 1985, v. 187 (11), p. 1235-1236. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 Am3

            Descriptors: insect parasites, treatment with Ivermectin, Elephas maximus.


Association of a Stephanofilaria indistinguishable from S. Assamensis with lesions on the feet of Indian elephants (Elephas maximus). Chatterjee, A. Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1984, v. 23 (1), p. 29-35. ISSN: 0019-5057.

            NAL cll no: SF1.I4

            Descriptors: reaction of host to parasite, pathology, Nematoda, Elephas maximus.


A new ear mite from the Indian elephant (Acari: Anoetidae) (L oxanoetus lenae).Domrow, R.; Ladds, P.W. Journal of Natural History, London. Sept./Oct. 1984, v. 18 (5), p. 759-764. ill. ref. ISSN: 0022-2933.

            NAL call no: QH7.J6

            Descriptors: acari, taxonomy, Indian elephants, case reports.


Record of some nematodes from an Indian elephant. Gupta, N.K.; Kalia, D.C. Research Bulletin of the Punjab University, Science, 1984, v. 35, (1-2), p. 7-9. ref. ISSN: 0555-7631.

            NAL call no: 513 EA72

            Descriptors: parasites, morphology, helminths, elephants.


On Bivitellobilharzia naiti (Mudaliar and Ramanujachari, 1945) Dutt and Srivastava, 1955 (Trematoda: Schistosomatidae) parasitic in Indian elephants (Elephas maximus), with a redescription of the species. Sundaram, R.K.; Tyer, R.P.; Peter, C.T.; Alwar, V.S. Indian Veterinary Journal, Jan. 1972, v. 49 (1), p. 1-10.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN2

            Descriptors: Elephas maximus, parasites, Trematoda.


On Indofilaria elephantis n. sp. from Indian elephant (Elephas maximus). Chandrasekharan, K. Sundaram, R.K.; Peter, C.T. Indian Veterinary Journal, Sept. 1972, v. 49 (9), p. 857-862. ref.

            NAL call no: 41.8 IN2

            Descriptors: Indofilaria, parasites, Elephas maximus.


Haemonchus contortus (Rudolphi, 1802) Cobb, 1898 from an Indian elephant in Mysore. Rahman, S.A.; Pillay, K.R.S.; Prema, B.V.; Narayanaswamy, M. Current Science, Aug. 5, 1970, v. 39 (15), p. 356-357.

            NAL call no: 475 SCI23

            Descriptors: parasites. Elephant, Haemonchus.


A case of cestode infection in an Indian elephant. Chandrasekharan, K.; Rajamohanan, K.; Sundaram, R.K. Kerala Journal of Veterinary Science, 1979, v. 10 (1), p. 157-158. ISSN: 0374-8774.

            NAL call no: SF604.K42

            Descriptors: Cestoda, Anoplocephala manubriata, Elephas maximus.


Some clinico-pathologic findings in elephants (Elephas maximus) infected with Fasciola jacksoni. Caple, I.W.; Jainudeen, M.R.; Buick, T.D.; Song, C.Y. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1978, v. 14 (1), p. 110-115. ISSN: 0090-3558.

            NAL call no: 41.9 W64B

            Descriptors: Digenean parasites, Fasciola jacksoni, Elephas maximus.


Louse (Haematomyzus elephantis) infestation of Asian elephants. Kane, K.K.; Corwin, R.M.; Boever, W.J. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Nov. 1, 1976, v. 169 (9), p. 906-908. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3

            Descriptors: Louse, Haematomyzus elephantis, Elephas maximus

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