Category:Respiratory Parasitic Infections
The term lungworm refers to infection of the respiratory tract by helminth parasites in any of the domestic species. The causes of lungworm are: Dogs: the term lungworm usually refers to Angiostrongylosis caused by Angiostrongylus vasorum. Filaroides (Oslerus) osleri and Crenosoma vulpis also infect the canine respiratory tract.
Horses and Donkeys: Dictyocaulus arnfieldi causes disease in donkeys and horses. The larvae of Parascaris equorum may cause respiratory signs as they migrate through the lungs, a disease called Thumps or Heaves.
Cattle: Dictyocaulus viviparus causes Husk in cattle.Metastrongylus species cause disease in pigs. The larvae of Ascaris suum may cause signs of respiratory disease as they migrate through the lungs in heavy infestations.
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Pages in category "Respiratory Parasitic Infections"
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