Occurrence of Anoplocephala perfoliata infection in horses in Ontario, Canada and associations with colic and management practices.

@article{TrotzWilliams2008OccurrenceOA,
  title={Occurrence of Anoplocephala perfoliata infection in horses in Ontario, Canada and associations with colic and management practices.},
  author={Lise A. Trotz-Williams and P W Physick-Sheard and Heather McFarlane and David L. Pearl and S Wayne Martin and Andrew S. Peregrine},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={153 1-2},
  pages={73-84}
}
Infection with the tapeworm Anoplocephala perfoliata has been found to be associated with equine colic in horses in the United Kingdom. Using a matched case-control study design, data collected from 117 pairs of horses in Ontario were examined for evidence of associations between risk of colic and A. perfoliata infection, and between seropositivity to infection and management practices. Cases were horses in southern Ontario diagnosed with colic by local veterinarians, and control horses were… CONTINUE READING
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