Ocular infection of donkeys (Equus asinus) with Setaria equina
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]
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.
In India, equine ocular setariasis reported to be the important cause of corneal opacity is commonly caused by Setaria digitata and Setaria equina