Parascaris equorum

Par·as·ca·ris e·quo·rum

(par-as'ka-ris ē-kwō'rŭm),
A large, heavy-bodied ascarid nematode extremely common in the small intestine of horses and other equids. Larvae may develop in humans or mice, but do not reach the adult stage.
Synonym(s): Ascaris equorum
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The predominant nematode species identified included Trichostrongylous axei (19.81%), Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (13.62%), Strongylous spp.(11.14%), Parascaris equorum (7.57%), Cyathostoma spp.
Por lo general, los principales parasitos internos que afectan a los caballos se pueden agrupar en dos grupos: cestodos (Anoplocephala spp) y nematodos (Parascaris equorum, estrongilos grandes y pequenos, Oxyuris equi, Strongyloides westeri y Dictyocaulus arnfieldi) 2.
Demeler et al., "Cases of reduced cyathostomin egg-reappearance period and failure of Parascaris equorum egg count reduction following ivermectin treatment as well as survey on pyrantel efficacy on German horse farms," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Prevalence and Chemotherapy of Parascaris equorum in Equines in Pakistan.
In equines, large strongyles (red worms or blood worms), small strongyles (small worms), Parascaris equorum (ascarids), Strongyloides westeri, Habronema spp., Draschia spp., Oxyurides (pinworms), Dictyocaluc arnfieldi (lung worms) and Trichostrongylus axei (stomach worms) are responsible for nematodiasis.
Effects of low and high temperatures on viability of Parascaris equorum eggs suspended in water.
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., 2007).
(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.