lungworms (dictyocaulus arnfieldi): prevalence in live equids in kentucky.prevalence of natural infections of the lungworm, dictyocaulus arnfieldi, was investigated in kentucky in 5,437 live equids (horses, ponies, and asses) on 91 farms by examination of fecal samples over a 15-month-period from january 28, 1983 to april 19, 1984. for the 91 farms investigated, asses only were examined on 1 farm; for the other 90 farms, examinations were made of horses on all of them, of ponies on 4 farms, and of asses on 9 farms. larvae of d arnfieldi were found in fecal samples of ...19853160271
lungworm infection (dictyocaulus arnfieldi) of horses and donkeys.dictyocaulus arnfieldi (cobbold 1884) infects the respiratory tract of horses, donkeys, mules, hinnies and zebra. a review of the literature has been given by round (1972). in the western hemisphere it is popularly believed that donkeys are the natural host and that horses become infected by association with infected donkeys. there is scant documentary evidence for this and, in the soviet union, patent infections may reach 70 per cent without mention of donkey association (koulikov 1935, borovko ...1976136786
prevalence of gastrointestinal helminth parasites of equids from organized farms of mumbai and pune.a total of 1,304 faecal samples of different species of equids were examined for presence of helminthic eggs from five different centres in mumbai and pune regions of maharashtra state from october 2011 to june 2012. overall prevalence of helminthic infestation was found to be 20.63 % with higher rate of occurrence in monsoon (31.29 %) followed by winter (20.40 %) and summer (14.23 %). four species of nematodes viz. strongyles (10.81 %), strongyloides westeri (13.19 %), parascaris equorum (0.23  ...201526063996
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