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Table 2 Examples of nematode parasites that parasitize different regions of the intestinal tract in domestic animals, humans and rodents

From: Developing novel anthelmintics from plant cysteine proteinases

Host   Species  
  Stomach Small intestine Large intestine
Sheep Teladorsagia circumcincta Haemonchus contortus Trichostrongylus axei Trichostrongylus colubriformis Nematodirus battus Trichuris ovis
Cattle Ostertagia ostertagi Trichostrongylus axei Cooperia spp. Nematodirus spathiger Oesophagostomum radiatum Trichuris globulosa
Pigs Hyostrongylus rubidus Ascaris suum Oesophagostomum spp.
Humans   Ancylostoma duodenale Necator americanus Ascaris lumbricoides Trichuris trichiura Enterobius vermicularis
Rodents Protospirura muricola Heligmosomoides bakeri Nippostrongylus brasiliensis Trichinella spiralis Trichuris muris