Unexpected occurrence of Haemonchus placei in cattle in southern Western Australia.

@article{Jabbar2014UnexpectedOO,
  title={Unexpected occurrence of Haemonchus placei in cattle in southern Western Australia.},
  author={Abdul Jabbar and Jenny Cotter and Jill Lyon and Anson V Koehler and Robin B. Gasser and Brown Besier},
  journal={Infection, genetics and evolution : journal of molecular epidemiology and evolutionary genetics in infectious diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={252-8}
}
Haemonchus placei is an abomasal parasite of cattle, primarily in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. In Australia, this nematode can be extremely pathogenic in summer rainfall areas, particularly in the hot, sub-tropical Kimberley region, in the far north of the state of Western Australia (WA). Although cattle are occasionally transferred to southern parts of WA, it was believed that H. placei did not occur in southern regions of WA, as it is less cold-adapted than Haemonchus… CONTINUE READING
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