Evaluation of Duddingtonia flagrans in reducing infective larvae of Haemonchus contortus in feces of sheep.

@article{Pena2002EvaluationOD,
  title={Evaluation of Duddingtonia flagrans in reducing infective larvae of Haemonchus contortus in feces of sheep.},
  author={Maria T. Pena and James E. Miller and M E Fontenot and Anna K. Gillespie and Michael Vittrup Larsen},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2002},
  volume={103 3},
  pages={259-65}
}
Consequences of nematode infections due to Haemonchus contortus are a serious constraint for the sheep industry worldwide. Development of anthelmintic resistance and increasing concern about the impact of anthelmintic use dictate the need of alternative control. Such an alternative is using the nematode trapping fungus Duddingtonia flagrans to reduce infective larvae levels on pasture. Two trials were conducted to determine the effect of D. flagrans in reducing infective larvae (predominantly H… CONTINUE READING

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