The Journal of Advances in Parasitology

Research Article
J. Adv. Parasitol. 6(2): 21-23
Http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.jap/2019/6.2.21.23
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Qasim Ali1*, Imran Rashid2, Kamran Ashraf2, Zubair Shabbir3, Umer Chaudhry4

1Department of Parasitology, Gomal University Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtoon Khah, Pakistan; 2Department of Parasitology, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan; 3Quality Operations Laboratory, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan; 4University of Edinburgh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institute,Easter Bush Veterinary Centre, Midlothian, Scotland, EH25 9RG, UK.

Abstract | Among helminthes, the trichostrongyloidea consists of most significant parasites of ruminants, which are posing significant threats to livestock productivity, health and well-being. This brief commentary provides an overview of this important group of parasite to showcase the crucial roles these play in hosts.

Keywords | Trichostrongyloidea, Ruminants, Helminthes