Host specificity of Haemonchus spp. for domestic ruminants in the savanna in northern Ivory Coast.

@article{Achi2003HostSO,
  title={Host specificity of Haemonchus spp. for domestic ruminants in the savanna in northern Ivory Coast.},
  author={Y L Achi and Jakob Zinsstag and K Yao and Nam Hwoeh Yeo and Ph Dorchies and P Jacquiet},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2003},
  volume={116 2},
  pages={151-8}
}
Three Haemonchus species (Haemonchus contortus, Haemonchus placei and Haemonchus similis) live in sympatry in the savanna of North Côte d'Ivoire. Four domestic ruminant hosts (zebu-cattle, taurine-cattle, sheep and goats) share the same pastures throughout the year. Our post-mortem data imply that a Haemonchus spp. circulation exists among the different hosts species in the savanna of North Côte d'Ivoire. Under field conditions, mixed congeneric infections were the rule except in sheep where… CONTINUE READING

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