Adaptation to arid environment: Haemonchus longistipes in dromedaries of Saharo-Sahelian areas of Mauritania.

@article{Jacquiet1996AdaptationTA,
  title={Adaptation to arid environment: Haemonchus longistipes in dromedaries of Saharo-Sahelian areas of Mauritania.},
  author={P Jacquiet and Jacques Cabaret and Mamadou Lamine Dia and Dah Ould Cheikh and E. Thiam},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1996},
  volume={66 3-4},
  pages={193-204}
}
The adaptations of the trichostrongylid nematode Haemonchus longistipes of dromedaries (Camelus dromedarius) to the harsh environment of Saharo-Sahelian climate were assessed by means of (i) an epidemiological survey of dromedary infection in the south-west of Mauritania, (ii) an estimate over a 3 year period of parasite distribution within the host population and of prolificacy of H. longistipes females recovered from natural populations of infected dromedaries sampled at Nouakchott's… CONTINUE READING
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