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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Se encontraron huevos de Strongylus spp, Trichostrongylus axei, Strongyloides westeri y Parascaris equorum (Cuadro 1).
equi was recorded in maximum number of equines (n=40/450) followed by Parascaris (P.
In equines, large strongyles (red worms or blood worms), small strongyles (small worms), Parascaris equorum (ascarids), Strongyloides westeri, Habronema spp.
Additionally, extended freezing or freeze-thaw exposure is unlikely to have affect viability, similar to Parascaris equorum (10).
En cuanto a helmintos no Strongylidae, Oxyuris equi se presento en 14,28% de las muestras y Parascaris equorum en 11,42% (TABLA III).
Os valores do OPG minimos e maximos verificados foram 100 e 250 respectivamente, com media aritmetica de 156,95 ([+ ou -]39,01), demonstrando que nao ocorreram infeccoes parasitarias representativas, fato que colaborou para a baixa ocorrencia de doencas, pois a terapia anti-helmintica ineficaz em um rebanho densamente povoado pode predispor a infeccao por Parascaris equorum e, consequentemente, lesoes pulmonares causadas apos a migracao das larvas do ascarideo com infeccao bacteriana secundaria (SELLON, 2001; CRAIG et al.
The highly variable pentameric repeats of the AT-rich germline limited DNA in Parascaris univalens are the telomeric repeats of somatic chromosomes.
N) Onchocerca cervicalis (N) Oxyuris equi (N) Parascaris equorum (N) Setaria equina (N) Strongylus edentatus (N) Strongylus equinus (N) Strongylus vulgaris (N) Triodontophorus tenuicollis (N) Felis catus Amphimerus costarricensis * (D) Ancylostoma caninum (N) Dipylidium caninum (N) Paragonimus mexicanus (D) Taenia taeniaeformis (C) Toxocara mystax (N) Felis concolor Echinococcus oligarthrus (C) Felis pardalis Lagochilascaris sp.
The scientific names of these large roundworms are: Parascaris equorum (equines); Neoascaris vitulorum (cattle); Ascaris lumbricoides (swine, humans); Toxocara canis, T.
A pathological study of the lungs of foals infected experimentally with Parascaris equorum.