Syngamus trachea


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Syngamus trachea

the chicken gapeworm; causes upper respiratory infestation leading to dyspnea, and sometimes death; intermediate hosts are earthworms.
Synonym(s): gapeworm
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The data indicated prevalence rate of various helminthes including Raillietina achinobothridia (10.4%), Syngamus trachea (8.4%), Capillaria colombae (6%) and Ascaridia colombae (8.4%).
Several feed on blood (Notocotylus attendus, Syngamus trachea).