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WE would like to report the results from work investigating a case of suspected benzimidazole resistance in lambs infected with Nematodirus battus. We are aware of benzimidazole resistance having been identified in a New Zealand isolate of Nematodirus spathiger (Middelberg and McKenna 1983), but believe that this is the first confirmed occurrence of such resistance in N battus in any country.
A carcase and faecal material were sent to the Veterinary Laboratories Agency (now the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency [AHVLA]) – Penrith by a farmer who was keen to investigate four deaths that had occurred in a batch of 60 two-month-old lambs with diarrhoea in June 2010. Nematodirosis was diagnosed on the basis of postmortem …
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