Equine onchocerciasis in Queensland and the Northern Territory of Australia.

@article{Ottley1983EquineOI,
  title={Equine onchocerciasis in Queensland and the Northern Territory of Australia.},
  author={M L Ottley and C Dallemagne and Douglas E. Moorhouse},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={1983},
  volume={60 7},
  pages={200-3}
}
Investigations were conducted on the taxonomy, distribution in the carcase, pathology and transmission of Onchocerca spp. in equids from Queensland and the Northern Territory. Examination of small groups of horses and ponies revealed high infection rates with O. cervicalis, while lesser numbers were infected with O. gutturosa. O. reticulata was not found. Neither of the Australian species is likely to be of economic importance to the horsemeat industry. The findings support the belief that O… CONTINUE READING

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