Ancylostoma tubaeforme


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Ancylostoma tubaeforme

a species found in the cat; cutaneous larva migrans is seen in humans.

An·cy·los·to·ma tu·bae·for·me

(an'si-lo-stō'mă tū'bē-fōr'mē)
A nematode species found in cats; cutaneous larva migrans worms are seen in humans.
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Based on a review of the Japanese parasitological literature, this worm was most likely Ancylostoma tubaeforme (Zeder), which is the primary hookworm of domestic cats reported near this region of Japan.
In a study of feral cats in Florida, 75% were infected with Ancylostoma tubaeforme, and 33% were infected with Ancylostoma braziliense (2); A.