Globocephalus

Globocephalus

(glō'bō-sef'ă-lŭs),
A genus of hookworm (subfamily Uncinariinae, family Ancylostomatidae) that consists of about five species, found chiefly in the small intestine of pigs. The species Globocephalus urosubalatus, of worldwide distribution, is a common hookworm of wild and domestic pigs.
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Oesophagostomum sp., Globocephalus sp., Metastrongylus sp., T.suis, A.suum, Ascarops-strongylina and Physocephalus sexatus.
The mean egg of Strongylid parasites, though low (<500epg) to moderate (<2000epg), was the highest among helminths probably related to the great number of strongyles (Hyostrongylus sp, Oesophagostomum sp, Trichostrongylus sp, and Globocephalus sp) likely to occur in pigs.
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