ClinQuiz: Equine parasites, answer 2B

Nov 01, 2009

2) B — Incorrect.

Reinfection upon ingestion of eggs containing infective larvae from a contaminated environment is common in foals. However, the prepatent period of Parascaris equorum is 70 to 85 days; newly ingested larval ascarids cannot develop to adults in a foal in three weeks time.9

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