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Parascaris equorum

Wikipedia Abstract

Parascaris equorum is a species of ascarid that is the equine roundworm. Amongst horse owners, the parasites are colloquially called "Ascarids." This is a host-specific helminth intestinal parasite that can infect horses, donkeys, and zebras. It cannot infect humans or other animals. It is yellow-white in color, and females can become as large as 15 inches (38 cm) in length. Found worldwide, P.
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Providers

Parasite of 
Equus asinus (ass)[1]
Equus caballus (horse)[1]
Equus ferus (Wild Horse)[1]
Equus hemionus (kulan)[1]
Equus quagga burchellii (Burchell's zebra)[2]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]

Distribution

New Zealand (Alien);

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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