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The prevalence of Gasterophilus intestinalis and G nasalis in horses in Ireland
  1. C Hatch,
  2. WJ McCaughey and
  3. JJ O'Brien


During the months October-May inclusive 90-8% of horses slaughtered at an abattoir near Dublin and 66-9% of those at an abattoir near Belfast were infected with Gasterophilus intestinalis; 28-6% of horses at the former abattoir harboured G nasalis while none of the horses examined at the latter abattoir was found to be infected with this species.

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