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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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We also considered the possibility that malformed ascarid eggs might be caused by crowding stress on adult worms in high-intensity infections of the gut, given that the A.
Ascarids, Trichuris sp., Entamoeba histolytica/dispar/moshkovskii and Giardia sp.
Naturally, in young ones, ascarids are more prevalent as compared to other age groups.
The adult worms live in the intestine like other ascarids. Eggs are shed in the feces and are infectious to cats.
The eggs can survive in infectious form for long periods of time; 2) As with other ascarids, the eggs can remain viable in dilute formalin for extended periods of time.
The most important ones are strongyles, ascarids, tapeworms, and bots.
Ascarids (Toxocara spp.) and hookworms (Ancylostoma spp.
Young pigs are particularly susceptible to roundworm (ascarids) infestations.
Your probable response is What are roundworms and can my children become infected?" Roundworms, scientifically named ascarids, are not just one type of worm, but a family of worms which infect both young and adult animals as well as humans of an ages.
This means that a cat who walks through an infected area and then licks her feet or a cat who catches and eats a mouse or bird could be infected with ascarids. For this reason, cats who go outdoors have a higher risk of infection and reinfection than indoor-only cats.
The occurrence of subclinical infections with related ascarids (e.g., Toxocara species) is well established; up to 14% of persons in the United States are seropositive, although it is unknown how many have clinical manifestations (6).
Other postmortem diagnoses were cholangiohepatitis, atherosclerosis, tubulointerstitial nephritis, membranoproliferative glomerulopathy, pneumonia, encephalitis, and enteritis with intraluminal ascarids.