Occurrence of Libyostrongylus sp. (Nematoda) in ostriches (Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758) from the north region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

@article{Bonadiman2006OccurrenceOL,
  title={Occurrence of Libyostrongylus sp. (Nematoda) in ostriches (Struthio camelus Linnaeus, 1758) from the north region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.},
  author={S{\'e}rgio Fernandes Bonadiman and Nicole Brand Ederli and Albert Kennedy Pereira Soares and Antonio Henrique Almeida de Moraes Neto and Cl{\'o}vis de Paula Santos and Renato Augusto DaMatta},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2006},
  volume={137 1-2},
  pages={175-9}
}
Domestic production of ostrich in Brazil started in the beginning of the last decade, but its sanitary state has not been reported. Libyostrongylus sp. is an ostrich specific nematode whose parasitism can severely affect the birds. Thus, Libyostrongylus spp. larvae were identified in commercial ostriches in the north region of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The EPG was determined and fecal cultivation was performed. The eggs presented typical characteristics of strongylid and were present… CONTINUE READING

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