Immunity in equine cyathostome infections.

  title={Immunity in equine cyathostome infections.},
  author={Thomas R. Klei and Melanie R Chapman},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={85 2-3},
          123-33; discussion 133-6, 215-25
Defining the characteristics of immunity and immune responses to equine cyathostome infections is clearly important to advancing our understanding of the development of these nematodes within the host, the clinical conditions attributed to them, and in developing more rational and novel strategies for their control. Nonetheless, little is currently known on this topic. Current data based on field observations, worm burdens and fecal egg counts suggest that horses acquire a resistance to… CONTINUE READING

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