unwormed

unwormed

(ʌnˈwɜːmd)
adj
1. (Veterinary Science) (of animals) not rid of worms
2. (Veterinary Science) (of dogs) not having had the lytta (or worm) under the tongue removed
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The prevalence of infection in pups born to unwormed dams can reach almost 100percent as a result of transplacental infection (Pereiraa et al., 2010, Glickman and Schantz, 1981).
As the reaching patency, and the prevalence of patent infection among mature, unwormed dogs may fall below 20 percent (Bridger and Whitney 2009; Glickman and Schantz, 1981) when human beings who can be paratenic host, become infected by larvated eggs, they may develop a number of disease symptoms such as ocular larva migrans, visceral larva migrans or covert toxocariasis.
Unwormed dogs are themain carrier of this parasite.
Children who accidentally ingest the faeces of unwormed animals may contract toxocariasis, which can cause eye damage in extreme cases.
The Farmers Union of Wales says dog faeces is another growing problem, with hydatid disease in sheep on the rise, transmitted by unwormed dogs.
Yet the public will be able to take their unwormed dogs onto farmland whenever they like.