Ascaridia


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Ascaridia

a genus of nematode in the family Heterakidae. Includes A. columbae, A. dissimilis, A. compar, A. numidae and A. razia.

Ascaridia galli
a parasite of domesticated and wild birds which causes enteritis with diarrhea, and unthriftiness with poor feed conversion especially in birds up to 3 months of age.
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Investigation of the parasitic nematode Ascaridia galli (Shrank 1788) as a potential vector for Salmonella enterica dissemination in poultry.
The helmenthes have been identified in this study including Raillietina achinobothridia, Syngamus trachea, Capillaria colombae and Ascaridia colombae.
La ascaridiasis es una enfermedad causada por nematodos del genero Ascaridia Dujardin, 1845.
Los nematodos encontrados en este trabajo fueron Heterakis gallinarum (34,9%), seguido por Ascaridia galli (30,2%) y Capillaria spp (25,6%), con una alta correlacion (0,45) entre la presencia de Ascaridia galli y Heterakis gallinarum, que tienen un hospedador paratenico comun, la lombriz de tierra (Eisenia foetida) (Movsessian & Pkhrikian, 1994), influyendo en la presencia de ambos (Maqbool et al.
2] indico que al menos un parasito se presento en una frecuencia diferente, encontrandose la Coccidia como el parasito de mayor prevalencia (93%), seguido por Ascaridia (12%), Trichuris (5%), Heterakis (3%), Tetrameres (2%), Amidostomum (1%), Raillietina (1%) y Toxocara (1%).
Numerous nematodes, occasionally occluding the intestinal lumen, were present in the jejunum and ileum and were identified as Ascaridia nurnidae based on microscopic morphology.
The most important GI nematode responsible for considerable production losses in poultry is Ascaridia galli [26,27].
Vertical transmission of Ascaridia galli in the eggs is an alarming situation for the egg consumers with special reference to those body builders in rural areas using raw eggs as a source of protein.
Ascaridia galli is one of the largest nematode of the small intestine of birds.
Several cases of helminthiasis have been reported in various breeds of parrots by different scientists like Ascaridia platyceri (Weekes, 1981) in masked lovebird; Hymenolepis macrorchida (Spasskii, 1988); Ascaridia, tapeworm, microfilaria, Hexamita, and Spiroptera (Tsai et al.