Flashcards in Treatment and prevention Deck (13):
what are the goals of treatment of helminths
health and performance of equids
preservation of anthelmintic efficacy
treatment depends on:
age of host
number of horses
what are the primary parasites of equids?
which stage presents the greatest pathogenicity?
who exhibits season patterns of transmission?
_____horses differ markedly in susceptibility to strongyle infection
how can you check drug efficacy?
evaluate fecal egg counts before and after treatment
transmission of parasite if influenced more by ____ than host
how can you avoid infection?
reduce pasture contamination
treatment of infected animals
in _____ climate,cyathostomin larvae arrest during winter, adults emerge in spring, and egg count increases in spring
In_____ climate, cyathostomin larvae encyst during summer, and transmission occurs during winter
overstocking leads to
highly infective pastures