Ancylostoma caninum


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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 ca·ni·'num

a species possessing three pairs of ventral teeth in the oral cavity; common in dogs, but also occurring in human skin as a cause of cutaneous larva migrans.

An·cy·los·to·ma ca·ni·num

(an'si-lo-stō'mă kā-nī'nŭm)
A nematode species possessing three pairs of ventral teeth in the oral cavity; common in dogs, but also occurring in human skin as a cause of cutaneous larva migrans.

Ancylostoma

a genus of nematode parasites (hookworm) belonging to the family Ancylostomatidae.

Ancylostoma brasiliense
a species parasitic in dogs and cats in tropical and subtropical regions; its larvae may cause creeping eruption in humans.
Ancylostoma caninum
the common hookworm of dogs.
Ancylostoma ceylanicum
a hookworm of dogs and cats in Asia; resembles A. braziliense.
Ancylostoma tubaeforme
the hookworm of cats.
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Ancylostoma secreted protein 2: Cloning and characterization of a second member of a family of nematode secreted proteins from Ancylostoma caninum.
Serum stimulated feeding in vitro by 3 stage infective larvae of canine hookworm Ancylostoma caninum.
Effect of vaccinations with recombinant fusion proteins on Ancylostoma caninum habitat selection in the canine intestine.
Human eosinophilic enteritis caused by dog hookworm Ancylostoma caninum.
Ancylostoma caninum was recovered from one male red fox (CGS6179, others as above; 12.
Ancylostoma caninum, the dog hookworm, has been found in red foxes from Illinois (Leigh, 1949; Dyer and Klimstra, 1981), Kansas (Standley, 1963), Iowa (Smith, 1943), and Florida (Conti, 1984).
Los nematodos Ancylostoma caninum, Trichuris vulpis y Toxacara canis, y los cestodos Dipylidium caninum y Taenia sp son los principales endoparasitos que afectan a los caninos (Coffin, 1986), y que en situaciones de infestaciones masivas pueden ocasionarle la muerte.
Infestation rate with Ancylostoma caninum and Dipylidium caninum respectively 8% and 7% were observed, also infestation rate of Trichuris vulpis 6% were distinguished.
Ancylostoma caninum (Ercolani, 1859) infection observed in one armadillo may be due cross infection with infective forms originated from sympatric carnivores, as only three nematodes have been found in one host.
Las infecciones de perros con endoparasitos pueden causar muerte, enfermedad aguda o cronica, reduciendo considerablemente el rendimiento y pueden interferir con el desarrollo de inmunidad luego de la vacunacion contra agentes infecciosos [6], Los perros pueden estar parasitados por una diversidad de nematodes intestinales, cuyos ciclos biologicos y acciones patogenas varian considerablemente, entre los mas frecuentes se senalan: Toxocara canis, Toxascaris leonina, Trichuris vulpis y Ancylostoma caninum [7].
Corvas published the three abstracts presented in the October issue of Circulation, a journal of the American Heart Association, on data pertaining to preclinical studies of a unique family of small protein antithrombotic agents from the blood-feeding hookworm Ancylostoma caninum.
Corvas scientists made scientific presentations of new data pertaining to their discovery of a unique family of small protein antithrombotic agents from the blood-feeding hookworm Ancylostoma caninum -- a parasite that has evolved efficient anticoagulant mechanisms to ensure its survival.