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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Host age only partially affects resistance to primary and secondary infections with Ascaridia galli (Schrank, 1788) in chickens.
Retarded metamorphosis in larvae of Ascaridia galli following repeated challenge of poultry with infective eggs.
Weight changes in chickens placed on different levels of nutrition and varying degrees of repeated dosage with Ascaridia galli eggs.
The highly abundant protein Ag-1 bp55 from Ascaridia galli represents a novel type of lipid-binding proteins.
Immunization of chicks at various ages with irradiated infective eggs of Ascaridia galli.
Effect of irradiated Ascaridia galli eggs on growth and cell-mediated immune responses in chickens.
Ascaridia galli infections in free-range layers fed on diets with different protein contents.