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Flashcards in Strongylus Equinus Deck (10):
1

adults

3-4 cm

2

mouth capsule is _____

globular

3

one large ____ at base of mouth

tooth

4

life cycle

migration to liver and return to cecum

5

direct or indirect life cycle?

direct

6

PPP

9 months

7

site of infection

larvae in liver
adult in large intestine

8

pathogenesis

larvae- hemorrhagic tracts, damage to pancreas
adults- anemia in heavy infections

9

can you differentiate eggs of large or small Strongyles?

no, they all look the same

10

diagnosis

eggs in fecal exam