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Strongyloides westeri is a threadworm parasite found in the small intestine mainly in foals at up to about 4 months of age. This parasite is associated with small intestinal enteritis and diarrhea as well as skin irritation and a clinical syndrome called "frenzied behavior" due to percutaneous...

Author(s)
Miller, F. L.; Bellaw, J. L.; Lyons, E. T.; Nielsen, M. K.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 248, pp 1-3
AbstractFull Text

Diseases related to the alimentary system are the main cause of death in horses. This retrospective study aimed to describe the pathological findings of fatal parasite-induced enteritis and typhlocolitis caused by cyathostominae, Eimeria leuckarti, Balantidium coli, and Strongyloides westeri in ...

Author(s)
Bianchi, M. V.; Mello, L. S. de; Wentz, M. F.; Panziera, W.; Soares, J. F.; Sonne, L.; Driemeier, D.; Pavarini, S. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 3, pp 443-450
Abstract

This paper reviews the occurrence and impact of threadworms, Strongyloides spp., in companion animals and large livestock, the potential zoonotic implications and future research. Strongyloides spp. infect a range of domestic animal species worldwide and clinical disease is most often encountered...

Author(s)
Thamsborg, S. M.; Ketzis, J.; Horii, Y.; Matthews, J. B.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 3, pp 274-284
Abstract

One-hundred-and-thirty-nine fecal samples were examined to assess the prevalence of Parascaris spp. and strongyle infections in two-year-old or younger horses in Finland. The owners of the horses were asked to answer an online questionnaire about the horses' environment and the management practices ...

Author(s)
Aromaa, M.; Hautala, K.; Oksanen, A.; Sukura, A.; Näreaho, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 35-38
Abstract

This study was conducted to identify the gastrointestinal helminths of wild horses in Konya, Turkey. Fresh stool samples collected from 66 horses were evaluated by flotation, sedimentation, Baermann-Wetzel, and stool culture methods. All 66 stool samples examined were found to be positive for...

Author(s)
Ceylan, O.; Dik, B.; Semassel, A.; Ekici, Ö. D.; Sönmez, G.
Publisher
TÜBITAK, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, 2020, 44, 3, pp 662-667
Abstract

Equine gastrointestinal parasites, and particular helminthes, are ubiquitous. Horses that graze contaminated pasture can burden large numbers of parasites which can lead to serious clinical disease. The aim of the present study was to describe the parasite community and epidemiology of intestinal...

Author(s)
Buzatu, M. C.; Mitrea, I. L.; Ionita, M.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicina Veterinara "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, Iași, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice - Medicină Veterinară, Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară "Ion Ionescu de la Brad" Iași, 2016, 59, 3, pp 357-362
Abstract

An extensive analysis of the relationship between age, sex, and different types of management strategies relative to the gastrointestinal parasite community of Polish primitive horses was performed on 124 horses maintained in nine farms from four regions of Poland. The horses (96 females and 28...

Author(s)
Slivinska, K.; Kharchenko, V.; Wróblewski, Z.; Gawor, J.; Kuzmina, T.
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Helminthologia, 2016, 53, 3, pp 233-242
Abstract

Review of several aspects of the biology of Strongyloides westeri, especially on the life cycle, are presented. The main reason is because of the potential renewed importance of these parasites since the recently recognized increase in their prevalence in horse foals. Indications are that the first ...

Author(s)
Lyons, E. T.; Tolliver, S. C.
Publisher
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Helminthologia, 2015, 52, 1, pp 3-5
Abstract

Background. Gastrointestinal helminth parasite infection is a major influencing factor against the profitability of working equines all over the world. Methods. A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the prevalence of gastrointestinal tract (GI) helminths and assess the associated risk...

Author(s)
Mesfin Mathewos; Dawit Girma; Haben Fesseha; Metages Yirgalem; Eyob Eshetu
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2021, 2021, 6686688,
Abstract

Background: Equine gastrointestinal nematodes (GINs) have been the subject of intermittent studies in Australia over the past few decades. However, comprehensive information on the epidemiology of equine GINs, the efficacy of available anthelmintic drugs and the prevalence of anthelmintic...

Author(s)
Saeed, M. A.; Beveridge, I.; Abbas, G.; Beasley, A.; Bauquier, J.; Wilkes, E.; Jacobson, C.; Hughes, K. J.; El-Hage, C.; O'Handley, R.; Hurley, J.; Cudmore, L.; Carrigan, P.; Walter, L.; Tennent-Brown, B.; Nielsen, M. K.; Jabbar, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 188, pp (29 April 2019)

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