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hosts

all equids

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class

cestoda

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phylum

platyhelmonthes

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identification A. perfoliata

large, white
rounded scolex
4 suckers

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size of A. perfoliata

4cm

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size of A. magna

80cm

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size of eggs

50-80 micrometers- contain small embryo

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life cycle

mature segments in feces
eggs released with oncosphere
oncosphere ingested by oribatid or mites and
develop into cysticercoid
mite with cysticercoid is ingested by horse
adult tapeworms are found in intestine

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site of infection

A perfoliata- cecum
A magna- small intestine

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pathogenesis

light infection
large numbers may cause death
heavy infection of A. perfoliata- ulcerations

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clinical signs

none

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diagnosis

centrifugation and flotation
sedimentation test
ELISA

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treatment

praziquantel

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A magna has no _____

lappets

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PPP

1-2 months