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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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.
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.
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).
Aberrant Hepatic Ascarid Migration in a Blue-fronted Amazon Parrot (Amazona aestiva).
We used a full factorial logistic regression to estimate the probability that adult American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis) were infected with the ascarid nematode Dujardinascaris waltoni given the alligators' physical characteristics and stomach contents.
In general, ascarid problems are restricted to young horses.
Peacocks can carry Ascaridia eggs while ducks and wild birds carry another ascarid genus.
The ascarid infects approximately one billion people worldwide and is the most common human intestinal parasite.