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infestation of the human intestine with Ascaris roundworms

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Toxocara cati is the most common feline roundworm, or ascarid, found in cats, affecting more than 25 percent of all cats.
Based on interviews with the veterinary staff, most of these nematodes were ascarids.
Other, more familiar ascarids are Ascaris lumbricoides, Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati, nematode parasites of humans, dogs and cats, respectively.
In areas where both ascarids (nematodes in genera such as Ascaris, Toxocara, Toxascaris, and Baylisascaris) and hookworms are common, puppies and their mothers should be treated with an age-appropriate anthelmintic at 2, 4, 6, and 8 weeks of age (some recommend extending this to 12 weeks and then treating monthly until the pet is 6 months old).
Ascarids (ahs-kah-rids) Ascarids (large roundworms) are major parasites of concern in animals.
Describe the life cycle and damage caused by strongyles and ascarids
Guidelines for veterinarians: prevention of zoonotic transmission of ascarids and hookworms of dogs and cats.
Parasitic roundworms, or ascarids, found in dogs, cats, and raccoons, can cause larva migrans in humans.
Therefore, a heavy burden of ascarids undoubtedly decreases the efficiency of pig growth by increasing the energy required to maintain the hypertrophied small intestine.
These guidelines address transmission of intestinal ascarids and hookworms from dogs and cats to people and recommend counseling of dog and cat owners and well-timed preventive anthelmintic treatments for pets.
Roundworms, scientifically named ascarids, are not just one type of worm, but a family of worms which infect both young and adult animals as well as humans of an ages.
It's effective against large strongyles, small strongyles, ascarids, pinworms, hairworms, lungworms, intestinal threadworms, neck threadworms and bots.
The Unidad de Investigation y Analisis, Registros y Estadisticas de Salud at the National Children's Hospital, San Jose, Costa Rica, reported 135 cases of larva migrans ocularis and 21 cases of visceral larva migrans caused by nonspecifically identified ascarids during 2005-2014 (unpub.
But dogs can be hypersensitive to all sorts of other things, including the bites of flies, mosquitoes, ticks, and mites; drugs, medications, and nutritional supplements; various fungal and yeast species; internal parasites (such as ascarids, hookworms, tapeworms, whipworms, and heartworms); and even their own sex hormones (in intact animals).