Elaphostrongylus

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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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The prevalence of Elaphostrongylus cervi infection in moose (Alces alces) in southern Norway.