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1

What type of egg is this?

describe it

what species is it found in?

Strongyle egg

ovoid, thin shelled, contains morula, 80 micrometers long

 

ruminants - ostertagia, haemonchus, trichostrongylus, cooperia

 

Horse - t.axei, strongylus spp, cyathostomes

 

Pig - hyostrongylus, oesophagostomum

Cat and dog - uncinaria, ancylostoma

poultry - trichostrongylus, amidostomum

2

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Nematodirus (battus) egg

larger than strongyle, brownish with flat sides

ruminants

3

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Strongyloides

small and round, larvated

ruminants, horse

4

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Trichuris

brown, barrel, plug at each end

ruminants, pig, dog and cat

 

- if greenish in colour then Capillaria in cats and dogs

5

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Fasciola hepatica

large, ovoid, operculate, brown, contains yolk cells

ruminants, horse

6

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Dicrocoelium (dendriticum)

small, dark brown, thick shell, asymmetrical, eye spots

ruminants

7

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Moniezia / anoplocephala

squarish egg with pyriform apparatus

ruminants / horse

8

What is this?

pollen grain

can be found in faecal samples - small than strongyle

yellowish

9

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Dictyocaulus

like a larvated strongyle egg

horse

10

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

oxyuris

operculate, asymmetrical ovoid

horse

11

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Parascaris / ascaris

thick shell with albuminous coat, brown

horse / pig

12

What type of egg is this?

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What species is it found in?

Toxocara

thick shell, pitted, very dark brown

cat and dog

13

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Toxascaris

smooth ascarid, thick shell, clear

cat and dog

14

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Taeniid egg

small, round, thick shell with radial striations, sometimes has larval hooks

cat and dog

15

What type of egg is this?

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what species is this found in?

 

dipylidium

look like clustered taeniid egs but inside a capsule

cat and dog

16

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

syngamus

like a strongyle but with a cap

poultry

 

17

What type of egg is this?

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what species is it found in?

Ascarid

thick shell, clear

poultry

 

18

What type of egg is this?

describe it

what species is it found in?

Capillaria

barrel shaped, plug at each end, greenish colour

in poultry, cat and dog

19

What eggs could be found in ruminant faecal samples?

strongyle

nematodirus

strongyloides

trichuris

fasciola

dicrocoelium

moniezia

20

What eggs could be found in horse faecal samples?

strongyle

dictyocaulus

strongyloides

oxyuris

parascaris

fasciola

anoplocephala

 

21

What eggs could be found in pig faecal samples?

strongyle

ascaris

trichuris

22

What eggs could be found in dog and cat faecal samples?

Strongyle

toxocara

toxascaris

trichuris

capillaria

taeniid

dipylidium

23

What eggs could be found in poultry faecal samples?

strongyle

syngamus

ascarid

capillaria