Lab Review:Parasites(Equine Part 2)
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What is the intestinal threadworm of horses?SW
Strongyloides westeri is a nematode found where?
Strongyloides westeri is found is foals of what age?
Route of strongyloides westeri: TPPI
- penetration of skin
You can get a sample of strongyloides westeri from
What can strongyloides westeri erode?
Occasionally strongyloides westeri migrates to the lungs where.....
it causes hemorrhage and resp distress
What is the equine tapeworm? AP
Where is anoplocephala perfoliate found and what can it cause?
- ileocecal junction
- impaction and colic
IH for anoplocephala perfoliate
orbatid mite found in hay and grain
What do we prevent and treat anoplocephala with that should be given twice a year?
What is the name of the fly?GI
Gastrophilus intestinalis larva are commonly called...
How the gastrophilus intestinalis larva get inside the horse: CSHC
- cemented eggs on hair shafts
- stimulated by licking
- crawl into mouth
Although most of the time gastrophilus intestinalis doesn't cause the horse harm...
Where do they penetrate
Where are they released?
- oral mucosa and stomach
What is spread by biting midges of the Cullicoides species?OC
Onchocerca cervicalis is a nematode and where do its adults live?NL
nuchal ligament (neck region)
Onchocerca cervivalis produces lesions caused by
What are some other symptoms of Onchocerca cervicalis?DOPDE
- patchy alopecia
- extreme ruritis
Where can ochocerca cervicalis also migrate to?
tx onchocerca cervicalis: IMA
- adults have to be sx removed
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