name assigned to filarial worms removed from tumors and abscesses in various sites in human cases, especially palpebral conjunctivae and other eye tissues, but also subcutaneous tissues from other sites; probably caused by a number of species of animal origin.
a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea.
causes swelling in the subcutaneous fascia of the dorsolumbar area of the peccary.
a zoonotic infection on the eyelids of humans, due to infestation of wildlife.
occurs in monkeys.
occurs in dog, cat, fox and wolf and has been recorded in humans and many other species. Transmitted by the intermediate hosts, Culex, Aedes, Anopheles and other mosquito genera. Found in the blood vessels, especially the heart and the pulmonary artery. Cause heartworm disease.
occurs in the subcutaneous tissues of the dog and cat, and occasionally humans.
see pelecitus roemeri.
found in the bobcat.
found in subcutaneous tissues of raccoons and humans.
occurs in black bears.