desiccation tolerance of muellerius cf. capillaris (nematoda: protostrongylidae) first-stage larvae.muellerius cf. capillaris is the most common lung worm of wild nubian ibex (capra ibex nubiana) in the northern negev desert, israel. the capacity of the free-living stages (l1) of the parasite to survive extreme desiccation was tested under 2 different dehydration regimes at 23 c: rapid dehydration through direct exposure to 0% relative humidity (rh), and a slow dehydration regime of preconditioning at 33% rh for 7 days prior to exposure to 0% rh for a further 21 days. in direct exposures to 0% ...19989714214
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