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Capillaria

 [kap″ĭ-lar´e-ah]
a genus of parasitic nematodes. C. hepa´tica parasitizes the liver of various mammals, including humans. C. philippinen´sis is the most common cause of capillariasis.

Capillaria

(kap-i-lā'rē-ă),
A genus of aphasmid nematode worms, characterized by threadlike appearance; related to Trichuris.
[L. capillaris, fr. capillus, hair]

Capillaria

/Ca·pil·la·ria/ (kap″ĭ-lar´e-ah) a genus of parasitic nematodes, including C. hepat´ica, found in the liver of rats and other mammals, including humans; and C. philippinen´sis, found in the human intestine in the Philippines, causing severe diarrhea, malabsorption, and high mortality.

Capillaria

[kap′ilar′ē·ə]
Etymology: L, capillaris, hairlike
a genus of nematodes of the family Trichuridae. C. philippinensis is a parasite of the human intestine in the Philippines. See also capillariasis.

Capillaria

a genus of parasitic nematodes of the subfamily Capillariinae and most commonly parasitic in birds. They cause capillariasis.
Those found in birds include C. anatis, C. annulata (C. contorta), C. caudinflata, C. obsignata.
Those found in mammals include C. aerophila, C. bilobata, C. bovis, C. brevipes, C. didelphis, C. entomelas, C. erinacea, C. feliscati (in cats), C. hepatica, C. megrelica, C. mucronata, C. philippinensis, C. plica, C. putorii.
There are others which occur in small rodents and in fish.
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One bird each (6%) had a distended crop, infection with Capillaria and Ascciris species, had ingluvitis, or had an abdominal hernia as the cause of the clinical signs.
trichiura, Enterobius vermicularis, Capillaria philippinensis, Ancylostoma duodenale, Clonorchis sinensis, and even tapeworm proglottids (Figure 1).
Se identificaron parasitos digeneos (Gorgoderina attenuata y Gorgoderina sp) en vejiga urinaria y rinon, nematodos (Hedruris heyeri y Capillaria sp) en estomago e intestinos y dos protozoos (Cryptosporidium sp y Balantidium sp) en intestino, estos ultimos de caracter zoonotico (Cuadros 1 y 2, Figura 1).
The helminths Hymenolepis nana Von Siebold, 1852, Hymenolepis diminuta Rudolphi, 1819 and Capillaria hepatica Bancroft, 1893 have been reported as zoonotic, and Moniliformis moniliformis Bremser, 1811 and Raillietina sp.
2%) for the outbreak was low; the death of young golden conures with diphtheritic lesions and 2 adult dusky parrots that demonstrated conjunctivitis and cachexia were accompanied by complications by Candida albicans and Capillaria sp.
Capillaria contorta mainly found in esophageal of ducks.
Other parasites that can cause granulomatous hepatic inflammation include Fasciola hepatica, (46) which may cause calculi, cholangitis, obstructive jaundice, and a granulomatous hepatitis; Toxoplasma gondii (47,48); Capillaria hepatica, Ascaris, Strongyloides stercoralis (49); and Giardia lamblia, (50) which rarely causes granulomatous hepatitis and cholangitis.
Furthermore, they detected viable eggs of Toxocara, Capillaria and Trichuris as well as Ascaris eggs in the digested sludge (0.
Fujimoto R (2006) Avaliacao de tres diferentes metodos para controle de monogeneticos e capillaria sp.
The following two species of nematodes were recorded; Capillaria spp.
Dentro de los endoparasitos mas descritos se encuentran los nematodos, que han sido reportados en Peru, Brasil, Guatemala, Panama, EUA y Venezuela, pertenecientes a los generos Capillaria spp, Filaria spp, Hastospiculum spp, Kalicephalus spp, Strongylus spp y Ophidascaris spp [2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 25].