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war·bles

(wahr'bilz),
1. Superficial cystic structure that results from embedded larvae of the genera Hypoderma bovis and H. lineatum, which affect cattle. A warbles cyst may damage the animal s hide. Migration of the larvae to less common sites (for example, spine). May lead to nervous dysfunction including paresis, paralysis, and rarely, death. the condition (in the pl. form, warbles) resulting from infestation of the larval form of the fly.
2. The condition (in the pl. form, warbles) resulting from infestation of the larval form of the fly.
Synonym(s): ox warbles
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Warble fly: The life cycle, distribution, economic losses and control.
Efficacy of invermectin against goat warbles (Przhevalskiana Silenus Brauer) in Pakistan.
ABSTRACT: Warble fly (WF) is one of the serious threats affecting the goat production in Pakistan.
It is concluded that the commercial ELISA kit is a useful tool for the serodiagnosis of goat warble fly infestation which provides a base line data for the control and future eradication program of this economically important parasite.
Among the common ectoparasites of goats, warble fly, Przhevalskiana silenus, commonly exists in Pakistan (Shah et al., 1981; Khan et al., 1991; Ayaz, 1998) which belongs to order Diptera family Oestridae.
The warble fly infested skin devalues up to 70% depending upon the intensity (Anonymous, 2008), which is the most important constraint in uplifting the market of hides and skins (Shafiq and Kakar, 2006; Shahid et al., 2013).
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Despite the prevalence found in this study is moderate, the intensity of infestation is noticeable taking into consideration that Pakistan is a major exporter of skin, leather and their products warbles thus results in serious economic losses of the country.
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