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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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).
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.