Centrocestus

Centrocestus

(sen'trō-ses'tŭs),
A genus of extremely small fish-borne flukes (family Heterophyidae) that may produce intestinal lesions similar to those caused by Heterophyes heterophyes. Centrocestus formosana has been reported in humans in Taiwan.
[G. kentron, point, center, + kestos, belt, both words fr. kenteō, to pierce]
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Infection by heterophyids can be considered an emerging disease because of a set of factors, including high prevalence, reported mainly in Asia; outbreaks caused by Ascocotyle longa trematodes in Brazil; the introduction of Centrocestus formosanus trematodes and Haplorchis pumilio flukes from Asia into the Americas; and the involvement of larvae of Procerovum varium flukes as causative agents of human ocular disease (3-5).
A study of Centrocestus formosanus in Barbus fasciolatus was done by Beverly-Burton [31] from Mazowe and Kadoma, while Khalil and Polling [4] recorded the occurrence of the nematodes Contracaecum larvae and Procamallanus laevionchus in Clarius gariepinus from Lake Kariba.
Distribuicao temporal de Melanoides tuberculata (Mollusca: Thiaridae) naturalmente infectados por Centrocestus formosanus (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) no Brasil.
salmoides (n= 8) entre otras 17 especies de peces, describiendose a Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924), Serpinema trispinosum (Leidy, 1852), Spinitectus sp., Spiroxis sp., y Leptorhynchoides thecatus Linton, 1891 (Aguilar-Aguilar, et al., 2014).
Melanoides tuberculatus is a vector for a trematode (Centrocestus formosanus) known to infest the gills of cyprinids, including D.
Pattern of emergence and the effects of temperature and light on the emergence and survival of heterophyid cercariae (Centrocestus formosanus and Haplorchis pumilio).
Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924) (Heterophyidae) (Figure 1(d))
tuberculata in the state of Minas Gerais; these larvae were identified as Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924) and Philophthalmus gralli Mathis and Leger, 1910, respectively.
ZOOGEOGRAPHY OF THE INVASIVE SNAIL, MELANOIDES TUBERCULATA (MULLER, 1774) AND ITS CONCOMITANT TREMATODE PATHOGEN, CENTROCESTUS FORMOSANUS (NISHIGORI, 1924).
Lo que si esta confirmado es que son hospederos de Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori 1924) el cual infecta peces saturando sus branquias y asfixiandolos, por lo que causa grandes perdidas economicas a las pesquerias y acuacultura en varios paises de America (Karatayev et al.
As part of an extensive study on trematode fauna of fresh water molluscs from Sucre State, 633 molluscs, Melanoides tuberculata (Muller, 1774), a primary intermediate hosts of Philophthalmus gralli Mathis et Leger, 1910, and Centrocestus formosanus (Nishigori, 1924) Price.