Common internal parasites encountered in donkeys in Kiambu District, Kenya
In six donkeys examined at postmortem, several species of internal parasites were encountered. Dictyocaulus arnfieldi, Gastrophilus intestinalis, Strongylus vulgaris, S. edentatus were each isolated from 100% of the donkeys. Cylicocylus radiatus and Strongylus equines were isolated from 83% and 67% of the examined donkeys respectively, while Cyathostomu m coronatum were each isolated from 50% and Paranoplocephala mamillana, Anoplocephala perfoliata and Cyathostomum coronatum were each isolated from 33%. The others were Habronema muscae, Trichostrongylus axei, Tridontophorus tenuicollis, Parascaris equorum, Trichonema tetracum and Cretorestom acuticulator isolated from 17% each.
The Kenya Veterinarian Vol. 21 2001: pp. 49-51