Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO)

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4869-1

This asthma-like type of hypersensitivity occurs in horses that are intensively exposed to hay and stable dust. Affected horses show an increased risk for insect bite hypersensitivity, but only a sevenfold decreased risk of shedding strongylid nematode eggs.


Airway Obstruction Insect Bite Recurrent Airway Obstruction Insect Bite Hypersensitivity Strongylid Nematode 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany