Use of scanning electron microscopy to confirm the identity of lice infesting communally grazed goat herds

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P.J. Sebei ; C.M.E. McCrindle ; E.D. Green ; M.L. Turner (2004)
  • Publisher: AOSIS
  • Journal: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research (issn: 0030-2465, eissn: 2219-0635)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v71i2.269
  • Subject: Veterinary medicine | SF600-1100
    mesheuropmc: skin and connective tissue diseases | parasitic diseases

Lice have been described on goats in commercial farming systems in South Africa but not from flocks on communal grazing. During a longitudinal survey on the causes of goat kid mortality, conducted in Jericho district, North West Province, lice were collected from com... View more
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