Haemonchus

Haemonchus

(hē-mong'kŭs),
An economically important genus of nematode parasites (family Trichostrongylidae) occurring in the abomasum of ruminants and causing severe anemia, especially in younger or previously unexposed animals. Some significant species are Haemonchus placei (in cattle, sheep, and goats), Haemonchus similis (in cattle and sheep), and Haemonchus contortus, the stomach, barberpole, or twisted wire worm of cattle, sheep, goats, and other ruminants, of which a few cases have been reported from humans; accidental parasite of humans.
[G. haima, blood, + onchos, spear]

Hae·mon·chus

(hē-mong'kŭs)
An economically important genus of nematodes (family Nematostrongylidae); parasitizes the abomasum of cattle, sheep, goats, and other ruminants, causing anemia; human infection occasionally occurs.
[G. haima, blood, + onchos, spear]
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elephantina roots on the eggs and larvae of the nematode parasite Haemonchus contortus using Valbazen[R] (11.36% albendazole) at 10 mg/kg and 0.5 mL/kg distilled water as positive and negative controls, respectively.
curcas, varios estudios han sido conducidos a soportar la idea de que esta planta posee un amplio espectro de accion con actividad insecticida, entre los cuales se ha encontrado efectivo contra Spodoptera frugiperda, Sitophilus zeamais y haemonchus contortus (Devappa, Angulo-Escalante et al., 2012; Bevilaqua et al., 2011; Djamin and A.B, 2012).
The Anthelmintic activity was basically concerned with the effect of plant extracts on the survival of worms (Haemonchus contortus) and the worms showed variable survival duration in the extracts depending upon the strength of the extracts.
En el presente estudio se encontro que, el genero parasitario de mayor importancia obtenido a traves de la tecnica de coprocultivo, fue Strongyloides con una presencia de 70,8% para los animales dosificados con lectina, seguido de los generos Haemonchus con un 18,6%, y con participacion menor Trichostrongylus, Oesphagostomuny, Bunostomun.
Influence of dietary supplementation of condensed tannins through leaf meal mixture on intake, nutrient utilization and performance of Haemonchus contortus infected sheep.
Direct smear, flotation technique and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) were applied to check the specificity in diagnosing Haemonchus spp.
Outteridge, "The immunogenetics of resistance to Trichostrongylus colubriformis and Haemonchus contortus parasites in sheep," British Veterinary Journal, vol.
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Los parasitos adultos hallados fueron identificados como Haemonchus contortus (Rudolphi, 1803).