Novel insights in the faecal egg count reduction test for monitoring drug efficacy against gastrointestinal nematodes of veterinary importance.

@article{Levecke2012NovelII,
  title={Novel insights in the faecal egg count reduction test for monitoring drug efficacy against gastrointestinal nematodes of veterinary importance.},
  author={Bruno 4 Levecke and Robert Dobson and Niko Speybroeck and Jozef Vercruysse and J Charlier},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={188 3-4},
  pages={391-6}
}
The faecal egg count reduction test (FECRT) is the method of choice to monitor anthelmintic efficacy against gastro-intestinal nematodes in livestock. Guidelines on how to conduct a FECRT are made available by the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP). Since the publication of these guidelines in the early 1990 s, some limitations have been noted, including (i) the ignorance of host-parasite interactions that depend on animal and parasite species, (ii) their… CONTINUE READING