Aspiculuris tetraptera

As·pic·u·lu·ris tet·rap·ter·a

(as-pik'yū-lū'ris tet-rap'ter-ă),
The mouse pinworm, an abundant oxyurid nematode of the mouse cecum or large intestine, along with another common oxyurid pinworm of mice, Syphacia obvelata; it is also found in other rodents, including Rattus.
[Pers. espic, fr. L. spica, ear, spike; tetra- + pteron, feather, wing]
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Evaluation of the anthelmentic activity of garlic (Allium sativum) in mice naturally infected with Aspiculuris tetraptera.
The evaluation of the stool samples revealed the presence of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta (Figure 1) in both rodent species, the nematodes Syphacia obvelata and Aspiculuris tetraptera (Figure 2) in Mus musculus and the cysts of the enterocommensal Entamoeba coli in Rattus rattus.
The infection of rodents with Aspiculuris tetraptera or Syphacia obvelata, which are considered to be less pathogenic oxyurids, (Table 1) can be asymptomatic but can also lead to the delayed development of the host and changes in their behaviour (LUCA et al.
Efeito da Piperazina e Ivermectina no tratamento de camundongos Mus musculus naturalmente infectados com Aspiculuris tetraptera e Syphacia obvelata.
Etiologia: Syphacia obvelata y Aspiculuris tetraptera son oxiuridos cecales comunes en los ratones.
Transmision: Syphacia obvelata deposita los huevos en la region perianal, mientras que Aspiculuris tetraptera los pone en el colon, desde donde infectan las heces.
2012) reportaron frecuencias de infeccion por Hymenolepis diminuta, Rodentolepis fraterna, Raillietina demerariensis, Aspiculuris tetraptera, Trichuris muris, Gongylonema neoplasticum y Moniliformis moniliformis en ratas de la zona de Lima.
Tambien se identificaron ejemplares de Aspiculuris tetraptera en R.