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Background update:Jan 18, 2010

Ascaridia dissimilis: the common turkey roundworm (Turkeys Special 6, 2004)

Ascaridia dissimilis is a parasitic roundworm that infects the small intestine of turkeys. Infestation with this roundworm is a common and serious problem, especially on farms where litter material is re-used in grow-out barns and sometimes in brooding barns.

This article can also be found in World Poultry,Turkeys 6


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