Angiostrongylus

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Angiostrongylus

 [an″je-o-stron´jĭ-lus]
a genus of nematode parasites. A. cantonen´sis has been reported in cases of human meningoencephalitis in the Pacific and eastern Asia. A. vaso´rum parasitizes the pulmonary arteries of dogs.

Angiostrongylus

(an'jē-ō-stron'jĭ-lŭs),
A genus of metastrongyle nematodes parasitic in respiratory or circulatory systems of rodents, carnivores, and marsupials.
Synonym(s): Parastrongylus
[G. angeion, vessel, + strongylos, round]
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In addition, Bayer will be hosting a scientific symposium on the topic of Angiostrongylus vasorum in companion animals, opened by a keynote from Professor Eric Morgan, researcher in veterinary parasitology and ecology at the Queens University Belfast.
I have talked about lungworm (Angiostrongylus vasorum) before.
(2000) Desenvolvimento biologico de Angiostrongylus vasorum (Baillet) Kamensnky (Nematoda, Angiostrongylidae) em Subulina octona Bruguiere (Molusca, Subulinidae) [sic] em condicoes de laboratorio [Biological development of Angiostrongylus vasorum (Baillet) Kamensky (Nematoda, Metastrongylidae) in Subulina octona Bruguiere (Mollusca, Subulinidae) in laboratory conditions].
is e Caused by the parasite Angiostrongylus vasorum, it is being called 'an emerging disease', and is spreading through the UK.
Diagnostic Morphology of the Third-Stage Larvae of Angiostrongylus cantonensis, Angiostrongylus vasorum, Aelurostrongylus abstrusus, and Anafilaroides rostratus (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea).
"One particularly life-threatening lungworm is the Angiostrongylus vasorum.
A SYBR green real-time PCR assay for the detection of the nematode Angiostrongylus vasorum in definitive and intermediate hosts.
The Exeter University study was commissioned as a resource for dog owners, whose pets are at risk from a potentially fatal parasite spread by slugs and snails, the lungworm Angiostrongylus vasorum.
Brian Sargeant from Marske Vets is warning dog owners about an infection picked up from lungworms - angiostrongylus vasorum.
Maximum infestation rate with Toxocara canis (12%) and minimum infestation rate with Angiostrongylus vasorum (1%) in this study were observed.