Ascaris

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Synonyms for Ascaris

type genus of the family Ascaridae: roundworms with a three-lipped mouth

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Kittens with an ascarid infection I often appear "potbellied," in spite of the fact that they can lose lean muscle mass.
One animal had passed an ascarid in its feces shortly after acquisition.
Key words: Alligator mississippiensis, American alligator, ascarid nematode, diet, Dujardinascaris waltoni, gastrointestinal parasite, intermediate host, logistic regression.
Clinical signs of ascarid infection in foals include a dry hair coat, potbelly, and abdominal discomfort (sometimes these foals kick their flanks).
coffee, toast, the rush for the lab in the dark to gather up paraphernalia load the station wagon and off again for the river: man as hunter, Ahab again, and Nomad, more prosaically the quarry is microscopic Escherichias, salmonellas, staphylococci, ascarid eggs, coliphages, abject in the face of men, a turning to an urge to heal the earth, its waters, first the detection of ills which becomes life-long non-progressive find & measure the ills first, others can heal with statute, exhortation, engineering, first and for a lifetime detect.
Eggs of ascarid nematodes do not hatch in the soil.
The liver should be examined for signs of milk spots or white areas that indicate the presence of parasites such as Ascarid.
as much as 90-100% of hookworm eggs, 35-90% of ascarid (i.
In the United States, the popularity of pets together with high ascarid and hookworm infection rates in dogs and cats, especially pups and kittens, result in widespread contamination of soil with infective-stage larvae.
Baylisascaris procyonis roundworms are ubiquitous ascarid parasites of raccoons; prevalence of infection can reach 82% (3).
Small number (11%) of animals was found excreting ascarid eggs and eggs of non strongylid helminths.
43) Additionally, embryonated ascarid eggs are very hardy and, under laboratory conditions, can survive for 2 years.
Redescription of Ophidascaris labiatopapillosa Walton, 1927, an ascarid parasite of North American snakes.
The adverse effects of ascarid infestation are manifested both by competition between the adult ascarid and the host for nutrients and by the liver damage caused by the migration of the ascarid larvae.