Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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Famacha Score

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4977-1

This term describes a scoring system to evaluate the color of the ocular mucosa (state of anemia) in cases of sheep infections with Haemonchus contortus.


Sheep Infection Haemonchus Contortus Ocular Mucosa 
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Authors and Affiliations

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