Heterakis

Heterakis

a genus of nematodes in the family Heterakidae.

Heterakis beramporia
found in nodules in the cecal wall of chickens.
Heterakis brevispiculum
a parasite of chickens and guinea fowl.
Heterakis dispar
found in goose and duck.
Heterakis gallinae (syn. Heterakis gallinarum), Heterakis vesicularis, Heterakis papillosa
found in most species of domestic birds and some wild species. A vector for Histomonas meleagridis.
Heterakis indica
found in chickens.
Heterakis isolonche
found in pheasants, quail and other gallinaceous birds. Causes nodular typhlitis, diarrhea, emaciation and death.
Heterakis linganensis
found in chicken.
Heterakis meleagris
found in turkey.
Heterakis pavonis
found in peafowl and pheasant.
Heterakis spumosa
found in the cecum of rats.
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Precision, repeatability and representative ability of faecal egg counts in Heterakis gallinarum infected chickens.
The effect of ivermectin pour-on administration against natural Heterakis gallinarum infestation and its prevalence in native poultry.
Sections of cecum and colon contained numerous ascarid nematodes (200-300 pm in diameter) with prominent lateral alae, lateral cords, coelomyarian musculature, and uninucleate intestinal epithelium, consistent with Heterakis species.
2] indico que al menos un parasito se presento en una frecuencia diferente, encontrandose la Coccidia como el parasito de mayor prevalencia (93%), seguido por Ascaridia (12%), Trichuris (5%), Heterakis (3%), Tetrameres (2%), Amidostomum (1%), Raillietina (1%) y Toxocara (1%).
Frequency counts of internal parasites' eggs before the administration of powered betel nut Classification of Parasites TREATMENTS I II III IV 1G 2G 3G CD Total Ascaridia galli 17 68 17 82 184 Amaeboaenia shenoids 0 1 0 0 1 Capillaria annulata 24 1 5 91 121 Davainea prolottina 0 17 15 0 32 Heterakis Galliae 72 61 8 39 180 Prosthogonimus Sp 42 0 1 0 43 Raillietina tetragona 0 11 0 0 11 Suburula brumpti 0 3 0 0 3 TOTAL 155 162 46 212 575 Table 7.
Eighty eight samples were found positive for single or mixed infection of Heterakis gallinae and Ascardia galli.
Later, while at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, Smith resolved the puzzle of transmission by discovering that embryonated eggs of the intestinal roundworm Heterakis papillosa (now Heterakis gallinae) could transmit the amoebas.
The key rule I've always followed is to make sure you worm your hens regularly, as Heterakis gallinae (the caecal roundworm ) is the little varmint which is to blame for the problem.
En relacion con los endoparasitos, los helmintos de mayor presentacion se encuentrann en Ascaridia galli, Heterakis gallinarum y Syngamus trachea (Mushi et al.
Despite the identification of one of the principal vectors, Heterakis gallinae (the cecal worm), in several intestinal samples (Gibbs 1962, Lund et al.