Ancylostoma braziliense


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Ancylostoma

 [an″sĭ-los´to-mah]
a genus of parasitic hookworms.
Ancylostoma america´num Necator americanus.
Ancylostoma brazilien´se a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause a creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma cani´num the common hookworm of dogs and cats.
Ancylostoma duodena´le a common hookworm parasitic in the human small intestine.

An·cy·los·to·ma bra·zi·li·en'se

a species characterized by one pair of ventral buccal teeth, normally an intestinal parasite of dogs and cats but also found in humans as a cause of human cutaneous larva migrans.

An·cy·los·to·ma bra·zi·li·ense

(an'si-lo-stō'mă bră-zil-ē-en'sē)
A nematode species characterized by one pair of ventral buccal teeth, normally an intestinal parasite of dogs and cats but also found in humans as a cause of human cutaneous larva migrans.

Ancylostoma braziliense

A species of hookworm that infests dogs and cats and may cause cutaneous larva migrans in humans.
See: larva migrans, cutaneous
See also: Ancylostoma
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Entre estas se encuentran: el sindrome de larva migrans visceral (LMV) y larva migrans ocular (LMO) producidas por Toxocara canis equinococcosis [1], cuyo agente etiologico es Echinococcus granulosus [2]; sindrome de larva migrans cutanea originada por Ancylostoma braziliense, A.
Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM, sometimes called the "creeping eruption") occurs when the third-stage larvae of dog (or cat) hookworm (Ancylostoma braziliense and A caninum, most commonly) invade the skin and fail to penetrate the epidermal basement layer.
No Brasil, essa doenca parasitaria tem sido assinalada em varios estados e frequentemente esta relacionada a pessoas que tiveram contato com areia, contaminada principalmente por larvas de Ancylostoma braziliense e A.
Animal (dog and cat) hookworms such as Ancylostoma braziliense are responsible for most CLM infestations in the Central and Southeastern United States.
Comparative studies on Ancylostoma braziliense and Ancylostoma ceylanicum I.