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Parasitología al día

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Abstract

FREIRE MARTINS, ISABELLA VILHENA; BARROS SANT'ANNA, FLAVIO  and  BARBOUR SCOTT, FABIO. LESIONS BY Strongylus vulgaris IN ABDOMINAL AORTA ARTERY: CASE REPORT. Parasitol. día [online]. 2001, vol.25, n.1-2, pp. 68-69. ISSN 0716-0720.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0716-07202001000100013.

During a necropsy of a 13 years old equine from the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro was observed the presence of a nodular lesion in the aorta artery, where 65 Strongylus vulgaris immature stages were recovered. This nematode is responsable for many cases of thrombus formation in mesenteric arteries in equines

Keywords : Strongylus vulgaris - aorta; Equine parasite.

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