Ancylostoma caninum


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Ancylostoma

 [an″sĭ-los´to-mah]
a genus of parasitic hookworms.
Ancylostoma america´num Necator americanus.
Ancylostoma brazilien´se a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause a creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma cani´num the common hookworm of dogs and cats.
Ancylostoma duodena´le a common hookworm parasitic in the human small intestine.

An·cy·los·to·ma ca·ni·'num

a species possessing three pairs of ventral teeth in the oral cavity; common in dogs, but also occurring in human skin as a cause of cutaneous larva migrans.

An·cy·los·to·ma ca·ni·num

(an'si-lo-stō'mă kā-nī'nŭm)
A nematode species possessing three pairs of ventral teeth in the oral cavity; common in dogs, but also occurring in human skin as a cause of cutaneous larva migrans.

Ancylostoma

a genus of nematode parasites (hookworm) belonging to the family Ancylostomatidae.

Ancylostoma brasiliense
a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma caninum
the common hookworm of dogs.
Ancylostoma ceylanicum
a hookworm of dogs and cats in Asia; resembles A. braziliense.
Ancylostoma tubaeforme
the hookworm of cats.
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Ancylostoma caninum was recovered from one male red fox (CGS6179, others as above; 12.
Ancylostoma caninum, the dog hookworm, has been found in red foxes from Illinois (Leigh, 1949; Dyer and Klimstra, 1981), Kansas (Standley, 1963), Iowa (Smith, 1943), and Florida (Conti, 1984).
Infestation rate with Ancylostoma caninum and Dipylidium caninum respectively 8% and 7% were observed, also infestation rate of Trichuris vulpis 6% were distinguished.
Synergy of a Combination of Pyrantel Embonate and Febantel in Removal of Ancylostoma caninum Infestations From Dogs," 6th EAVPT Congress, pp.
Corvas published the three abstracts presented in the October issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, on data pertaining to preclinical studies of a unique family of small protein antithrombotic agents from the blood-feeding hookworm Ancylostoma caninum.
Corvas scientists made scientific presentations of new data pertaining to their discovery of a unique family of small protein antithrombotic agents from the blood-feeding hookworm Ancylostoma caninum -- a parasite that has evolved efficient anticoagulant mechanisms to ensure its survival.