ClinQuiz: Equine parasites, answer 5C

Nov 01, 2009
By staff

5) C — Incorrect.

Parascaris equorum, the ascarid of foals, is spherical and has a thick, rough eggshell. While potentially severely pathogenic in young horses, Parascaris equorum is not commonly found in adult horses and is not associated with anal pruritus.19

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