Dipetalonema

(redirected from Dipetalonema evansi)

Dipetalonema

 [di-pet″ah-lo-ne´mah]
a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea, including D. per´stans and D. streptocer´ca, species primarily parasitic in man, other primates serving as reservoir hosts.

Dipetalonema

(dī-pet'ă-lō-nē'mă),
A genus of nematode filariae with species in humans and many other mammals; as with other filarial worms, it produces microfilariae in blood or tissue fluids, with adults found in deep connective tissue, membranes, or visceral surfaces.
[G. di-, two, + petalon, leaf, + nēma, thread]
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Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of Dipetalonema evansi (Lewis, 1882) in camels (Camelus dromedarius) of Iran.