Parasites observed in the proximal alimentary tract of a Przewalski's horse in China

  title={Parasites observed in the proximal alimentary tract of a Przewalski's horse in China},
  author={Shan-Hui Liu and De-fu Hu and Kai Li},
  journal={Equine Veterinary Education},
Summary This article reports a Przewalski's horse from the Kalamaili Nature Reserve (KNR) in China transported to our institute to determine the cause of death. The animal had been subjected to necropsy before being transported to our institute; the entire digestive tract was removed but not opened to reduce the possible loss of parasites. During examination, ascarids in the intestines and bots in the oral cavity and stomach were observed. The parasites were identified according to an… 

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