Population dynamics of Libyostrongylus dentatus and L. douglassii of ostriches raised in the Northern Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

Libyostrongylus genus contains three species of gastrointestinal nematodes that infect ostriches. Of these, only Libyostrongylus douglassii has been implicated in diseases and lower productivity. A morphological diagnosis method allowing the discrimination of infective larvae of L. douglassii and Libyostrongylus dentatus and the evaluation of eggs per gram… CONTINUE READING