How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

2 terms

Nematodes - Spirurida - Habronematoidea

Habronematoidea
STUDY
PLAY
Draschia megastoma
Host:equids
IH: D.megastoma & H.muscae - Musca domestica & Musca spp.; H.majus - Musca spp & Stomoxys calcitrans
Adults: Habronema-22-25mm; Draschia 13mm
Egg: thin shelled, larvated, 40-50x8-16um
LC: Indirect; Feces-Fly-Horse; L3 infective
SOI: Stomach-margo plicatus; larvae-skin
Path larvae - skin lesions, ulcerations, granular conjunctivitis, nodules in lungs.
Path adult - gastritis, nodules/tumors
CS: "Summer sores," gastritis
Dx: Fecal float
Tx: MCL
Habronema muscae, Habronema majus
Host:equids
IH: D.megastoma & H.muscae - Musca domestica & Musca spp.; H.majus - Musca spp & Stomoxys calcitrans
Adults: Habronema-22-25mm; Draschia 13mm
Egg: thin shelled, larvated, 40-50x8-16um
LC: Indirect; Feces-Fly-Horse; L3 infective
SOI: Stomach-margo plicatus; larvae-skin
Path larvae - skin lesions, ulcerations, granular conjunctivitis, nodules in lungs.
Path adult - gastritis, nodules/tumors
CS: "Summer sores," gastritis
Dx: Fecal float
Tx: MCL