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Parafilariasis

Parafilariasis is a nematode infestation of cattle that causes focal hemorrhages on the skin and damage to the subcutaneous tissues that resembles bruising.

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  • Parafilaria bovicola

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Spickler, Anna Rovid. "Title of Factsheet." "Date of Factsheet (Last Updated)."
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