Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Ornithostrongylus

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2251

Genus of bird nematodes, that live in the intestine of birds (e.g., Ornithostrongylus quadriradiatus of doves, direct development with a prepatency of only 5–6 days).

Therapy

Nematocidal Drugs.

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