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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.
Ascarid eggs are quite hardy and can survive in the environment for years.
Ascarid infection and respiratory health in feeder pigs raised on pasture or in confinement.
Baylisascaris procyonis, the common ascarid of raccoons, was collected from the small intestine of 2 raccoons, 3 from 1 and 1 from the other.
Toxocariasis is a soil transmitted helminthozoonosis due to the infection by ascarid larvae of genus Toxocara.
Raccoon ascarid larvae (Baylisascaris procyonis) as a cause of ocular larval migrans.
& CHIEFFI, P.P., 2009.- Larval recovery of Toxocara cati in experimentally infected Rattus norvegicus and analysis of the rat as potential reservoir for this ascarid. Memorias Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 104 (6): 933-934.
Efficacy of invermectin and pyrantel pamoate combined in a chewable formulation against heartworm, hookworm, and ascarid infections in dogs.
The fecal examination revealed numerous ascarid eggs tentatively identified as BP and later confirmed as BP by a commercial laboratory.
Infections of the ascarid nematodes Toxocara and Toxascaris occur through ingestion of embryonated eggs or consumption of prey (e.g., rodents) containing larvae in their tissues.
Perhaps the most discernible impact to woodrat populations, particularly in the northern portion of the range, is exposure to the ascarid roundworm (Balyisascaris procyonis) transmitted through raccoon (Procyon lotor) feces (LoGiudice, 2001; LoGiudice, 2003).