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A family of large intestinal roundworms that includes the important nematode of humans, Ascaris lumbricoides, the abundant roundworm of swine, Ascaris suum, and the common ascarid species afflicting dogs and cats, Toxocara and Toxascaris.
[G. askaris, an intestinal worm]
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En cuanto al examen coproparasitologico inicial, el cualitativo arrojo resultados positivos a nematodes y negativos a cestodes, observandose huevos compatibles con las familias Strongylidae, Ascarididae, Oxyuridae y Strongyloididae.
schneideri, we found eight species of nematodes from six families: Rhabdiasidae: Rhabdias fuelleborni Travassos, 1926 and Rhabdias elegans Gutierrez, 1945; Molineidae: Oswaldocruzia proencai Ben Slimane & Durette-Desset, 1995; Cosmocercidae: Cosmocerca podicipinus Baker & vaucher, 1984 and Cosmocerca parva Travassos, 1925; Kathlaniidae: Falcaustra mascula (Rudolphi, 1819) Freitas & Lent, 1941; Ascarididae: Porrocaecum sp.
To test this hypothesis, we selected the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) and its nematode parasite Dujardinascaris waltoni (Phylum Nematoda, Family Ascarididae) as a case study in the predictive abilities of statistics to identify the unknown intermediate host.
Specific measurements for members of the Family Ascarididae are given in Table 2.
To the Editor: Ascarididae is a family of parasitic nematodes, commonly known as intestinal roundworms, that affects humans and various animals, including pigs, dogs, cats, horses, raccoons, and marine mammals.
Toxocara canis es un nematode de los caninos, miembro de la familia Ascarididae, que accidentalmente infesta al hombre.
Two new records of helminth parasites of domestic cat from Uruguay: Alaria alata (Goeze, 1782) (Digenea, Diplostomidae) and Lagochilascaris major Leiper, 1910 (Nematoda, Ascarididae).