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fascioloides magna (bassi, 1875) in feral swine from southern texas.between 1971 and 1975, fascioloides magna was found in 46 of 67 (69%) feral swine (sus scrofa) in southern texas. flukes were recovered from swine in areas where f. magna commonly has been recovered from white-tailed deer and cattle. one to 12 flukes were recovered from each infected animal. their presence was indicated by black hematin pigment on the liver and various other internal organs. eggs were not detected in the gallbladder or feces of infected animals although mature flukes and eggs we ...19751195502
efficacy of clorsulon and albendazole against fascioloides magna in naturally infected white-tailed deer.the efficacy of clorsulon and of albendazole against fascioloides magna were evaluated in 36 naturally infected white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) in southern texas. a single oral dose of clorsulon suspension (12 to 30 mg/kg of body weight; mean = 24 mg/kg) was given to each deer and killed 153 (92%) of 167 mature flukes and 4 (80%) of 5 immature flukes recovered at necropsy. a single oral dose of albendazole paste (17 to 46 mg/kg; mean = 26 mg/kg) was given to each deer and killed 148 ( ...19854077630
the occurrence of fascioloides magna and fasciola hepatica together in the livers of naturally infected cattle in south texas, and the incidence of the flukes in cattle, white-tailed deer, and feral hogs. 19725078583
analysis of serum and whole blood values in relation to helminth and ectoparasite infections of feral pigs in texas.in the summers of 1996 and 1997, 60 wild pigs (sus scrofa) were necropsied from three sites in south texas (usa) to test the hypothesis that serum and whole blood parameters vary significantly (p < or = 0.05) with the prevalence and intensity of parasites infecting wild pigs. we found ten parasite species: five nematodes (metastrongylus salmi, metastrongylus pudentotectus, stephanurus dentatus, oesophagostomum dentatum, and physocephalus sexalatus); four ixodid ticks (amblyomma cajennense, ambly ...200212038138
morphological characterization of adult fascioloides magna (trematoda: fasciolidae): first sem report.five adult fascioloides magna specimens were recovered from the livers of naturally infected calves from texas, usa. scanning electron microscopy was used to study the morphological characteristics of the trematodes. these mature flukes measured 35-100-ámm in length by 15-25-ámm in width and had an oval dorsoventrally flattened body, with no anterior cone. the tegument was armed with sharp spines. around the oral and ventral suckers, some of the spines were small, with a sharp point, while other ...201121842384
use of bait containing triclabendazole to treat fascioloides magna infections in free ranging white-tailed deer.triclabendazole-medicated corn bait was given to white-tailed deer (odocoileus virginianus) on the welder wildlife refuge, sinton, texas (usa), at a dose of 11 mg/kg body weight per deer per day for seven days, for control of fascioloides magna. medicated bait was offered for one week each during the winters of 1987, 1988, and 1989. deer collected from treated areas, from baited control and from unbaited control areas were examined before the start of the study in 1987, and four weeks after the ...19947933276
parasites of the collared peccary from texas.results of a survey of the parasites of the collared peccary (dicotyles tajacu angulatus) in texas are presented. three ectoparasites, amblyomma cajennense, dermacentor variabilis, and pulex porcinus were very common on peccaries from south texas, but less common or absent in arid west texas. sucking lice, pecaroecus javalii, were common on peccaries from west texas, but were not found in south texas. the known range of this louse in texas is extended into the big bend area. two ticks, amnblyomm ...197016509125
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