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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Diagnosing an ascarid infection usually requires finding parasite eggs in the feces of an infected cat.
A veterinarian can suggest an appropriate anthelmintic to use with a heavy ascarid infection.
Epidemiologic and zoonotic aspects of ascarid infections in dogs and cats.