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2. Any of various slender parasitic nematode worms, especially those of the genus Trichostrongylus that infest the stomach and small intestine of cattle, sheep, and related animals, and those of the genus Capillaria that infest the digestive system of poultry and other animals.


1. (Animals) any hairlike nematode worm of the family Trichostrongylidae, such as the stomach worm, parasitic in the intestines of vertebrates
2. (Animals) Also called: horsehair worm any very thin long worm of the phylum (or class) Nematomorpha, the larvae of which are parasitic in arthropods



any small, slender worm of the family Trichostrongylidae, parasitic in the alimentary canals of various animals.
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E Trichostrongylus Haemonchus Cooperia Oesophagostomun 1 6 50 35 9 2 13 35 22 30 3 30 20 28 22 4 22 36 30 12 Tabla 3.
Nematodes infected buffalo treated with Levamisole: Levamisole reduced (99%) mean EPG of Haemonchus and Ostertagia and (100%) reduced the EPG of Trichostrongylus, Namatodirus and Trichuris on post treatment day 28th.
Six genera, mainly from order Strongylida, were identified: Haemonchus contortus (43%), Trichostrongylus spp.
Predatory activity of nematode trapping fungi against the larvae of Trichostrongylus axei and Ostertagia ostertagi: a possible method of biological control.
Dentro del grupo de nematodos gastrointestinales que afectan a las explotaciones caprinas, destacan Trichostrongylus colubriformis, T.
The results indicates that seven different gastrointestinal parasites including Taenia, Haemonchus, Trichuris, Trichostrongylus, Liver fluke, Paramphisomum and Eimeria were recorded from fecal samples of four animals.
Los huevos de helmintos identificados en las heces de los bovinos fueron de Trichostrongylus spp.
Ostertagia, Trichostrongylus and Cooperia species against Benzimidazoles, imidazothiazoles and macrocyclic lactones while Fasciola hepatica against benzimidazoles.
Unexpectedly, patients 1-3 showed Trichostrongylus eggs in stools (Figure, panel A).