Elaphostrongylus

Elaphostrongylus

a genus of metastrongylid nematodes of the family Protostrongylidae.

Elaphostrongylus cervi
found in connective tissue and central nervous system of deer. Causes cerebrospinal nematodiasis.
Elaphostrongylus panticola
found in the brain of deer.
Elaphostrongylus rangiferi
occurs in the central nervous system and muscles of reindeer. See also cerebrospinal nematodiasis.
Elaphostrongylus tenuis
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Cross-infection of moose (Alces alces) and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) with Elaphostrongylus alces and Elaphostrongylus rangiferi (Nematoda, Protostrongylidae): effects on parasite morphology and prepatent period.
species of Elaphostrongylus, Neostrongylus, and Cystocaulus) do not naturally occur in North America and have not yet been introduced (20), with the exception of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi, which has been translocated and established on the island of Newfoundland in eastern Canada (19) (category of emergence: new introduction of pathogen).
The temperature threshold for development of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi in the intermediate host: an adaptation for winter survival?
The clinical signs observed here in wild moose are similar to those seen in other cervids with cranial nematode infections, for example, moose in Sweden with Elaphostrongylus alces and caribou in Newfoundland with E.
A method for extracting genomic DNA from individual elaphostrongyline (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae) larvae and differentiation of Elaphostrongylus spp.
Moose sickness, a neurological disease of moose infected with the common cervine parasite, Elaphostrongylus tenuis.
Factors affecting the distribution and transmission of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi (Protostrongylidae) in caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) of Newfoundland, Canada.
Two diseases, elaphostrongylosis (ELA), caused by the parasite Elaphostrongylus alces, and moose wasting syndrome (MWS), the etiology of which is still unknown, gave rise to public concern and interest.
Extra-mammalian larval stages of Elaphostrongylus alces (Nematoda: Protostrongylidae), a parasite of moose (Alces alces) in Fennoscandia.
Elaphostrongylus alces--transmission, larval morphology and tissue migration.
Elaphostrongylus odocoilei Hobmaier and Hobmaier, 1934 in the cranial case of Odocoileus virginianus borealis Miller.
Incidence and distribution of Elaphostrongylus odocoilei in Michigan deer herd.