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1

what are the goals of treatment of helminths

health and performance of equids
preservation of anthelmintic efficacy

2

treatment depends on:

parasites present
age of host
housing
number of horses
farming practices

3

what are the primary parasites of equids?

cyathostomins

4

which stage presents the greatest pathogenicity?

larval stage

5

who exhibits season patterns of transmission?

strongyle

6

_____horses differ markedly in susceptibility to strongyle infection

individual

7

how can you check drug efficacy?

evaluate fecal egg counts before and after treatment

8

transmission of parasite if influenced more by ____ than host

environment

9

how can you avoid infection?

reduce pasture contamination
treatment of infected animals

10

in _____ climate,cyathostomin larvae arrest during winter, adults emerge in spring, and egg count increases in spring

northern temperature

11

In_____ climate, cyathostomin larvae encyst during summer, and transmission occurs during winter

southern temperature

12

overstocking leads to

highly infective pastures

13

treatment for mites

parasticides
MCL's