Verminous Pneumonia (Lungworms)

Muellerius capillaris is the most common lungworm in goats. Affected goats have diffuse pneumonia without nodular lesions. M. capillaris may predispose animals to secondary infections and compromise health in general.

Signs: Clinical signs usually consist of a chronic fever, cough, thick nasal discharge, increased respiratory rate, poor appetite and weight loss.

Muellerius capollaris is not identified by its eggs …