Capillaria


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Capillaria

 [kap″ĭ-lar´e-ah]
a genus of parasitic nematodes. C. hepa´tica parasitizes the liver of various mammals, including humans. C. philippinen´sis is the most common cause of capillariasis.
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Capillaria

(kap-i-lā'rē-ă),
A genus of aphasmid nematode worms, characterized by threadlike appearance; related to Trichuris.
[L. capillaris, fr. capillus, hair]
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Other parasites that infect animals were also found at the site, including pig whipworm and Capillaria worm.
mexicanus, al sudeste de Texas, se ha reportado nematodos como: Chevreuxia americana y Capillaria sp.; cestodos como: Infula macrophallus, Diplophallus polymorphus, Acoleus vaginatus; y trematodos: Cyclocoleum lanceolatum, Parastrigea mexicanus (Hinojos & Canaris 1998).
The parasites were Capillaria sp., Baylisascaris devosi, Echinochasmus sp., and two Coccidian species.
Fecal examination demonstrated a moderate amount of Capillaria species oocytes.
The qPCR-negative samples also had less pronounced plugs and a thick, striated shell, features that are consistent with eggs of Capillaria hepatica (syn.
En Colombia, fue reportado en aves de la familia Psittacidae, los parasitos Capillaria spp.
trichiura, Enterobius vermicularis, Capillaria philippinensis, Ancylostoma duodenale, Clonorchis sinensis, and even tapeworm proglottids (Figure 1).