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Datasheet Type(s): Veterinary Arthropod

Cover for Ascaris suum

Ascaris suum, the large roundworm of pigs, is one of the most well known parasites of pigs. This is due to its large size and the conspicuous tissue...


Clostridium chauvoei is a highly motile, Gram-positive, spore-forming bacillus. Toxins produced by the bacterium include, a -toxin, a lethal toxin...

Cover for Suffolk sheep

The Suffolk breed of sheep originated in the East Anglia region of England from mating Norfolk Horn ewes with Southdown rams in the late eighteenth...


The life cycle of Cryptosporidium is basically similar to those of other intestinal coccidia, although sporulation takes place within the host....