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In two trials 5 calves were each experimentally infected on 3 consecutive days with a total number of either 30 D. viviparus larvae per kg body weight (trial A) or 3 larvae/kg body weight (trial B). Five calves served as non-infected controls. Infected cattle in trial A developed severe clinical...

Schnieder, T.; Daugschies, A.
Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Series B, 1993, 40, 3, pp 170-180

Experimental infections of Dictyocaulus viviparus were established in ten 2- to 4-month-old Holstein-Friesian calves, using a single oral dose of 5000 larvae per animal, to determine the effect of subclinical infections on health. Daily faecal samples were collected from each calf to assess the...

Seesee, F. M.; Worley, D. E.
Helminthologia, 1993, 30, 3-4, pp 119-125