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Of ruminants Symptoms: Generally inapparent infections; heavy infections are found only in young animals and can cause reduced weight Gongylonema pulchrum Gullet worm, zigzag worm Location: Mucosa of oesophagus and forestomachs Hosts: Sheep, goat and less frequently cattle Species description: Eggs laid by adult worms are passed in faeces and hatch into larvae when swallowed by manure-eating beetles or cockroaches. Larvae in cattle may be liberated in the stornach and migrate towards 35 1 Stages in Lhe gut and faeces the oesophagus.
Magna. Th c t::. ) a lso contained E. acervulina. ca n be difficult and time-consuming and ma y require expertise which is not always available. Species-specific probes can thus often help to circumvent problems associated with the identification of parasites by light microscopy . An exa mple for the use of a species-specific DNA probe which is capable of distinguishing Eimeria magna from several other Eimeria species by 'dot blot' anal ysis is shown in Figure 9. eic acids are more stable than most antigens on which immunodiagnostic techniques depend.
Significance: Ostertagia spp. are widespread parasites of eattle. Affeeted eattle not only lose weight but often die of dinieal ostertagiosis. Ostertagia spp. infeetions are generally aeeompanied by other gastrointestinal nematodes. Diagnosis: Strongyle-type eggs appear in the faeees. Eggs per gramm> 1000 in ealves indieate a harmful eondition. lt should be eontrolled with an anthelmintie treament. Therapy and Prophylaxis: Avoid overstoeking, use pa sture management to avoid aeeumulation of infeetive larvae on herbage and soil; regular or strategie use of anthelminties llW below THERAPY 01' NEMATODE INFECTIONS, p.