Trichostrongylus tenuis

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Trich·o·stron·gy·lus ten·u·is

a species that is a widespread pathogenic parasite of the ceca and small intestines of fowl, including ducks, geese, turkeys, pheasants, and partridges.
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Blood eosinophilia in adult bantams naturally infected with Trichostrongylus tenuis. Res Vet Sci.
The direct and indirect effects of caecal nematode Trichostrongylus tenuis on Red Grouse.
Faecal egg counts provide a reliable measure of Trichostrongylus tenuis intensities in free-living red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus.
These studies have refuted the hypothesis that the observed population cycle was due to host (Red Grouse)-parasite (Trichostrongylus tenuis) interactions (Moss et al.
We estimated burdens of the cecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis in late April and May from egg counts in cecal droppings from known birds on C and E.
Caecal threadworms Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus: effects of weather and host density upon estimated worm burdens.
2000, Moss & Watson 2001) and parasites, in particular the caecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis (Potts et al.
In wild red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus, Wilson (1983) reported that 90% of the birds examined carried the caecal threadworm Trichostrongylus tenuis, with old birds carrying 30 times the burden of the young (no age effects were seen in the present study).
The direct and indirect effects of the caecal nematode Trichostrongylus tenuis on red grouse.
Regulation and stability of a free-living host-parasite system: Trichostrongylus tenuis in red grouse.
Although this may suggest that good red grouse years are also good black grouse years, good red grouse years in northern England are linked to parasitic worm Trichostrongylus tenuis driven cycles (Potts et al.