Encyclopedia of Parasitology

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| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

FAMACHA Score

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_5109-1

Score which describes the grade of bleaching of the ocular mucosa during the progressing phase of anemia derived from an infection with the nematode Haemonchus contortus in sheep.

Keywords

Haemonchus Contortus Ocular Mucosa Nematode Haemonchus Contortus 
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Further Reading

  1. Charlier J et al (2014) Chasing helminthes and their economic impact on farmed ruminants. Trends Parasitol 30:361–367CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und Parasitologie Universitätsstraße 1DüsseldorfGermany