The Pathophysiology, Ecology and Epidemiology of Haemonchus contortus Infection in Small Ruminants.

@article{Besier2016ThePE,
  title={The Pathophysiology, Ecology and Epidemiology of Haemonchus contortus Infection in Small Ruminants.},
  author={R Brown Besier and Lewis P. Kahn and Neil D Sargison and Jan Aucamp van Wyk},
  journal={Advances in parasitology},
  year={2016},
  volume={93},
  pages={
          95-143
        }
}
The parasitic nematode Haemonchus contortus occurs commonly in small ruminants, and it is an especially significant threat to the health and production of sheep and goats in tropical and warm temperate zones. The main signs of disease (haemonchosis) relate to its blood-feeding activity, leading to anaemia, weakness and frequently to deaths, unless treatment is provided. Due to the high biotic potential, large burdens of H. contortus may develop rapidly when environmental conditions favour the… CONTINUE READING
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