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Two fatal cases of diarrhoea in horses associated with larvae of the small strongyles
  1. GA Reilly,
  2. JP Cassidy and
  3. SM Taylor


Detailed pathological examinations of two horses with subacute fatal diarrhoea suggested an association between the diarrhoea and damage to the colonic and caecal mucosae caused by large numbers of cyathostome larvae (larval cyathostomiasis). The affected animals deteriorated rapidly, and died after a short illness.

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