The key components of resistance to Ostertagia circumcincta in lambs.

@article{Stear1996TheKC,
  title={The key components of resistance to Ostertagia circumcincta in lambs.},
  author={Michael James Stear and Mi-yeoun Park and Stephen Bishop},
  journal={Parasitology today},
  year={1996},
  volume={12 11},
  pages={438-41}
}
One of the most remarkable features of parasitic infections in general, and Ostertagia circumcincta infection of sheep in particular, is the extensive variation among hosts in resistance to infection, as assessed by parasite burdens and production of eggs or infective larvae. Here Mike Stear, Michael Park and Stephen Bishop describe the factors that account for the variation among animals within a flock, including dam, sire, sex, date of birth and history of exposure to infection. There are no… CONTINUE READING