Trichostrongylus axei

Trich·o·stron·gy·lus ax·'ei

the most common species in cattle, occurring also in the abomasum of sheep, horses, antelope, bison, llama, and deer, and in the stomach of pigs and horses.

bankrupt worm

A small (4–7 mm) nematode found in regions with rainy winters, which infects young goats after their release into pastures in spring.

Clinical findings
With a heavy worm burden: gastritis, soft faeces, decreased appetite, poor digestion, bottlejaw; with heavy worm infestation: protein loss and emaciation.

Trichostrongylus

a genus of nematode parasites belonging to the family Trichostrongylidae, which infects animals and humans.

Trichostrongylus affinis
found in the small intestine of rabbits, occasionally in sheep.
Trichostrongylus axei
found in the abomasum of cattle, sheep, goats, deer, antelope and in the stomach of pigs, horses, donkeys and rarely humans.
Trichostrongylus capricola
found in the small intestine of sheep and goats.
Trichostrongylus colubriformis
found in the small intestine, sometimes abomasum also, in cattle, sheep, goat, antelope, camel. Also recorded in pig, human, dog and rabbit.
Trichostrongylus drepanoformis
found in the small intestine of sheep.
Trichostrongylus falculatus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goat and antelopes.
Trichostrongylus hamatus
found in the intestine of sheep and steinbok.
Trichostrongylus longispicularis
found in sheep and cattle.
Trichostrongylus orientalis
found in the small intestine of humans and rarely sheep.
Trichostrongylus probolurus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goats, camels and rarely humans.
Trichostrongylus retortaeformis
found in the small intestines of rabbits, hares.
Trichostrongylus rugatus
found in the small intestines of sheep and goats.
Trichostrongylus skrjabini
found in sheep, moufflon, roe deer.
Trichostrongylus tenuis
found in the small intestine and ceca of domestic and wild birds.
Trichostrongylus vitrinus
found in the small intestine of sheep, goats, deer, and occasionally in pigs, rabbits, camels and humans.
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Immunosuppression of lymphocyte blastogenesis in cattle infected with Ostertagia ostertagi and/or Trichostrongylus axei.