Parascaris

Parascaris

a genus of roundworms in the family Ascarididae.

Parascaris equorum (syn. Ascaris equorum)
found in the small intestine of horses and zebras. In foals up to 9 months of age heavy infestation with migrating larvae causes coughing. Heavy burdens of adult worms may cause diarrhea, debility, potbelly in young animals.
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Additionally, extended freezing or freeze-thaw exposure is unlikely to have affect viability, similar to Parascaris equorum (10).
Effects of low and high temperatures on viability of Parascaris equorum eggs suspended in water.
The highly variable pentameric repeats of the AT-rich germline limited DNA in Parascaris univalens are the telomeric repeats of somatic chromosomes.