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Journal of Veterinary Medicine
Volume 2014, Article ID 980604, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/980604
Research Article

Prevalence of Coccidiosis in Broiler Chicken Farms in Western Iran

1Department of Parasitology, Central Veterinary Laboratory, Iranian Veterinary Organization, Hamedan Veterinary Office, Mellat Street, Hamedan, 6519611156, Iran
2Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Paraveterinary Medicine, Bu-Ali Sina University, Hamedan, Iran
3Department of Poultry Disease, Iranian Veterinary Organization, Hamedan, Iran

Received 14 June 2014; Revised 14 August 2014; Accepted 26 August 2014; Published 10 September 2014

Academic Editor: William Alberto Cañón-Franco

Copyright © 2014 Jamal Gharekhani et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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