Nematodirus

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Nematodirus

a genus of roundworms in the trichostrongyloid family Molineidae, cause of nematodiriasis.

Nematodirus abnormalis
found in sheep, goats and camels.
Nematodirus andrewi
found in sheep.
Nematodirus aspinosus
found in rabbits and hares.
Nematodirus battus
a parasite of sheep; causes nematodiriasis.
Nematodirus filicollis
found in sheep, cattle, goat and deer.
Nematodirus helvetianus
found in cattle and occasionally sheep.
Nematodirus hsuei
found in sheep.
Nematodirus lamae
found in sheep.
Nematodirus leporis
found in rabbits and hares.
Nematodirus odocoilei
found in sheep.
Nematodirus oiratianus
found in camels and wild ruminants.
Nematodirus spathiger
found in the small intestine of sheep, cattle and other ruminants.
Nematodirus tarandi
found in sheep.
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e Nematodirus disease a'ects lambs and is caused by the worm Nematodirus battus.
Nematodirus battus has a di'erent life-cycle to other parasitic sheep worms and the infection can pass from one lamb crop to the next.
Where coccidiosis occurs outdoors, it is essential that it is not confused with Nematodirus battus infection, he said.
The disease is caused by the nematode worm nematodirus battus.
Avermectins do not appear to have a persistent activity against nematodirus battus, which they do against some other worms.
It is caused by the worm Nematodirus battus, which has a different life-cycle to other sheep worms and under certain climatic conditions can strike very quickly, with little or no warning.