ascarid


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ascarid

[′as·kə·rəd]
(invertebrate zoology)
The common name for any roundworm belonging to the superfamily Ascaridoidea.
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Results of necropsy and fecal examinations found low levels of internal parasitism, with cestodes and ascarids identified as the most prevalent endoparasites.
Redescription of Ophidascaris labiatopapillosa Walton, 1927, an ascarid parasite of North American snakes.
Epidemiologic and zoonotic aspects of ascarid infections in dogs and cats.
In September 2008, December 2009, and June 2010, one ascarid each was found in the feces of a 4- and a 6-month-old raccoon from Leon County, Florida, and a 6-month-old raccoon from Wakulla County, Florida, after routine treatment with pyrantel pamoate (20 mg/ kg).
procyonis are similar to those of other ascarid parasites of carnivores such as the common canine roundworm, Toxocara canis (1-3).