Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
×
Home

Infections with Heterakis gallinarum in chickens following recovery from histomoniasis

  • L. P. Joyner (a1)

Extract

Chickens which have recovered from an initial Histomonas infection are better hosts for Heterakis gallinarum than chickens which are fully susceptible to Histomonas. Not only do they support more nematodes but the immature worms, measured 12 and 14 days after infection, are larger.

Acknowledgements are due to Miss C. N. Hebert who carried out the statistical analysis and to Mr C. C. Norton for technical assistance.

Copyright

References

Hide All
Baker, A. D. (1933). Some observations on the development of the caecal worm, Heterakis gallinae (Gmelin, 1790) Freeborn 1923, in the domestic fowl. Scient. Agric. 13, 356–63.
Clapham, P. A. (1934). Some observations on the response of chickens to infestation with Heterakis gallinae. J. Helminth. 12, 71–8.
Clarkson, M. J. (1963). Immunological responses to Histomonas meleagridis in the turkey and fowl. Immunology, 5, 156–68.
Lund, E. E. (1958). Growth and development of Heterakis gallinae in turkeys and chickens infected with Histomonas meleagridis. J. Parasit. 44, 297301.
Madsen, H. (1962 a). On the interaction between Heterakis gallinarum, Ascaridia galli, ‘Blackhead’ and the chicken. J. Helminth. 36, 107–42.
Madsen, H. (1962 b). Problems of blackhead transmission. Parasitology, 52, 7P.
Norton, C. C. & Joyner, L. P. (1965). The experimental chemotherapy of Capillaria obsignata. J. comp. Path. 75, 137–45.
Roberts, F. H. S. (1937). Studies on the life history and economic importance of Heterakis gallinae (Gmelin, 1790) Freeborn 1923, the caecum worm of fowls. Aust. J. exp. Biol. med. Sci. 15, 429–39.
Tyzzer, E. E. (1934). Studies on histomoniasis or ‘blackhead’ infection in the chicken and the turkey. Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts Sci. 69, 189264.
Venkataratnam, A. & Clarkson, M. J. (1963). The effect of histomoniasis on the blood cells of the fowl. Res. vet. Sci. 4, 603–7.
Recommend this journal

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this journal to your organisation's collection.

Parasitology
  • ISSN: 0031-1820
  • EISSN: 1469-8161
  • URL: /core/journals/parasitology
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to? *
×

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed