Setaria equina

Se·tar·i·a e·qui·na

a species that is a common parasite of horses and other equids in all parts of the world; they are slender whitish filaments, several inches in length, usually found free in the peritoneal cavity, but occasionally reported in the pleural cavity, lungs, scrotum, eye, and intestine.
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Filarioid nematodes cause disease in different domestic animals and the species Setaria equina is a common parasite of equines in all parts of the world.
Note: There are 651 total entries for different diseases/conditions in 450 animals indicating that 44.7% of animals had more than one disease/condition [Gasterophilus nasalis (stomach), Habronema muscae (intestine), Setaria equina (liver), Cyathostomum catinatum (intestine), Cylococyclus nassatus (intestine) were recovered in autopsy of equines]
Epidemiological study of Setaria equina infection in donkeys.
Onchocerca species, Setaria equina and Parafilaria multipapillosa are the most common species of filaroid nematodes in equines (Radwan et al., 2016).
Ocular infection of donkeys (Equus asinus) with Setaria equina. Tropical Anim.
Efficacy of ivermectin against adult Setaria equina and microfilaria of Onchocerca cervicalis in ponies.
The parasite were surgically removed from the anterior chamber of the eye and identified as Setaria equina based on light microscopic features.