Gaigeria

Gaigeria

a genus of hookworms in the family Ancylostomatidae.

Gaigeria pachyscelis
occurs in the duodenum of the goat and sheep. A voracious blood-sucker and an infestation of as few as 24 can be fatal.
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heavy infestations of which cause diarrhoea, loss of condition and loss of appetite; Bunostomum and Gaigeria, hookworms of small intestine, which can cause anaemia, diarrhoea and loss of condition and Oesophagostomum spp.
Haemonchus and Trichostrongylus were the most frequently recorded genera followed by Chabertia, Oesophagostomum, Schistosoma, Moniezia, Cooperia, Bunnostomum, Toxocara, Ostertagia, Nematodirus, Trichuris, Strongyliodes, Avitellina, Fasciola, Thelazia (n=02), Syngamus, Gaigeria, Skrjabinema, Cotylophoron, Metastrongylus and Gongylonema as mixed or single species infections in different species of animals.
Data (Table II) indicate that Haemonchus and Trichostrongylus were the most frequently (n=13) recorded genera followed by Chabertia, Oesophagostomum (n=08), Schistosoma (n=07), Moniezia (n=05), Cooperia, Bunnostomum, Toxocara, Ostertagia, Nematodirus, Trichuris, Strongyliodes, Avitellina (n=03), Fasciola, Thelazia (n=02), Syngamus, Gaigeria, Skrjabinema, Cotylophoron, Metastrongylus, and Gongylonema (n=01) as mixed or single species infections in different species of animals.
N) Dictyocaulus viviparus (N) Echinococcus granulosus (C) Fasciola hepatica (D) Gaigeria pachyscelis (N) Haemonchus contortus (N) Mammomonogamus laryngeus (N) Mecistocirrus digitatus (N) Mecistocirrus sp.