Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (Cobbold, 1884): comparative analysis of the occurrence in horses, mules and donkeys
Keywords:Dictyocaulus arnfieldi, Protostrongylidae, Lungworms, Donkeys, Mules, Horses.
AbstractTo study Dictyocaulus arnfieldi occurrence, the authors analysed the lungs of 20 donkeys, 22 mules and 44 horses from the following Brazilian States: Maranhão, Piauí, Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Bahia,
Minas Gerais and Goiás. The prevalence of the infection was 65% in donkeys, 22.72% in mules and 4.54% in horses, with the mean intensity of 34.3 worms in the donkeys, 36.5 in the mules and 2.0 in the horses. The authors reported
the D. arnfieldi Male/Female ratios which are: 1: 1.82 in donkeys and 1: 4.41 in mules.
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Quintão e Silva, M. da G., Silva, A. V. M., & Costa, H. M. de A. (1996). Dictyocaulus arnfieldi (Cobbold, 1884): comparative analysis of the occurrence in horses, mules and donkeys. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 33(4), 223-225. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v33i4p223-225
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