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Roundworms in Pigs

1. Stomach The most important worm here is Hyostrongylus rubidus. Its life-cycle is direct. (See also THIN SOW SYNDROME.) The latter may sometimes be due to various species of Oesophagostomum worms. (See OESOPHAGOSTOMIASIS.) 2. Small intestine Ascaris suum. This worm is a very common parasite of pigs in all countries. The eggs have a remarkable… Read More »

Diethylcarbamazine Citrate

Chemistry A piperazine derivative, diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) occurs as a white, slightly hygroscopic, crystalline powder that is either odorless or has a slight odor and a melting point of approximately 138°C. It is very soluble in water and slightly soluble (1 gram in 35 ml) in alcohol. Storage – Stability – Compatibility Unless otherwise specified… Read More »