Anthelmintic Resistance in Haemonchus contortus

Echevarria, Flavio Augusto Menezes (1991) Anthelmintic Resistance in Haemonchus contortus. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

Studies were carried out on possible control measures using different drugs or management procedures which could help in the control of anthelmintic resistance in sheep nematodes, particularly that of ivermectin (IVM) resistance in Haemonchus contortus. Other aspects such as selection for IVM resistance, the effect of IVM on susceptible and resistant larval stages of H. contortus and the survival of their free-living stages under laboratory or field conditions were also investigated. In addition, a computer model to simulate the development of anthelmintic resistance in breeding ewes was examined incorporating Brazilian field data. Isoenzyme profiles of susceptible and resistant strains were also analysed.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Keywords: Veterinary science, Parasitology, Pharmacology
Date of Award: 1991
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1991-77061
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2020 09:21
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2020 09:21
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/77061

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