1993 Volume 46 Issue 12 Pages 1014-1017
One-hundred twenty-three farm horses reared in Iwate Prefecture, Japan were surveyed for helminths by fecal examination and culture. Strongyle and Parascaris eggs were detected from 99.2% and 20.3% of horses examined respectively. Infective larvae were detected by fecal culture showing positivity rates as follows: Strongylus vulgraris 19.1%, S. edentatus 47.0% and S. equinus 7.0%, Cyathostominae subfamily 98.3%, Gyalocephalus spp. 13.9%, Poteriostomum spp. 19.1% and Triodontophorus spp. 29.6%.