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Flashcards in Onchocerca cervicalis Deck (7):
1

hosts

all equine species

2

identification

slender

3

life cycle

Mff in tissue of skin
Mff to L3 in Culicoides
L3 infective
L3 migrates
2 molts to adult

4

intermediate host

Culicoides

5

site of infection

ligamentum nuchae around withers, skin in umbilicus area
adults in tissue nodules

6

clinical signs

pruritic dermatitis
lesions

7

diagnosis

skin biopsy