The faeces of 464 horses and 110 donkeys were cOllected and examined by the flotation, sedimentation and Baermenn-Wetzel methods in a parasitology laboratory. The examinations showed that 327 of 464 (70.5%) horses and 85 of 110 (77.3%) donkeys were infected with the following species: in horses, Strongylidae sp. 62.7%, Strongyloides westeri 5.8%, Parascaris equorum 3.2%, Anoplocephalidae sp. 2.4 %, Fasciola hepatica 0.9%, Oxyuris equi 0.6%, and Paranoplocephala mamillana 0.2%; and in donkeys; Strongylidae sp. 72.7%, Strongyloides westeri 13.6%, Parascaris equorum 2.7%, Fasciola hepatica 0.9%, Oxyuris equi 0.9% and Dicrocoelium dendriticum 0.9%.
Horse, donkey, helminth, Turkey
GÜL, ABDURRAHMAN; DEĞER, SERDAR; and AYAZ, EROL (2003) "The Prevalences of Helminth Species According to Faecal Examination in Equids in Different Cities in Turkey," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 27: No. 1, Article 26. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol27/iss1/26