Anoplocephala perfoliata

An·op·lo·ceph·a·la per·fo·li·a·'ta

a species of tapeworm that infests horses, donkeys, mules, and zebras; causes ileocecal colic and diarrhea in horses; sometimes significant gut wall ulceration occurs. False-negative result for eggs is common in fecal analysis, so ELISA often used to confirm diagnosis. Cysticercoid larvae are found in arthropods.
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Recent developments in research into the Cyathostominae and Anoplocephala perfoliata.
valuationof diagnostic techniques for Anoplocephala perfoliata in horses from Alberta Canada.
N) Cebus capucinus Dipetalonema gracile (N) Prostenorchis elegans (A) Strongyloides cebus (N) Chironecter minima Paragonimus caliensis (D) Conepatus semistriatus Paragonimus mexicanus (D) Didelphis marsupialis Anatrichosoma buccalis (N) Mathevotaenia pennsylvanica (C) Paragonimus caliensis (D) Paragonimus mexicanus (D) Rhopalias coronatus (D) Rhopalias horridus (D) Spelotrema skrjabini * (D) Eptesicus propinquus Limatulum costarricensis * (D) Prosthodendrium cordiforme (D) Urotrema scabridum (D) Equus caballus Anoplocephala magna (C) Anoplocephala perfoliata (C) Anoplocephaloides mamillana (C) Cylicocyclus insigne (N) Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (N) Habronema megastoma (N) Habronema microstoma (N) Nematodirus sp.
7 With his photograph of Anoplocephala perfoliata (tapeworm) in equine cecum, James Hayden, Lansdowne, Pa.
Recent studies by the University of Kentucky suggested that more than 50% of the Thoroughbreds in the state suffer from the most common equine tapeworm, Anoplocephala perfoliata.