Dirofilaria

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Dirofilaria

 [di″ro-fĭ-lar´e-ah]
a genus of nematode parasites of the superfamily Filarioidea. D. im´mitis is common in dogs.
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Dirofilaria

(dī'rō-fi-lā'rē-ă),
A genus of filaria (family Onchocercidae, superfamily Filarioidea); Dirofilaria species are usually found in mammals other than humans, but rare examples of human infection are known, as by Dirofilaria immitis.
[L. dirus, dread, + filum, thread]
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Molecular evidence for the presence of Dirofilaria repens in beech marten (Martes foina) from Slovakia.
Dirofilariasis due to Dirofilaria repens in Italy, an emergent zoonosis: report of 60 new cases.
The lump in question was caused by a parasite known as a Dirofilaria repens 6 a long, thin roundworm that enters its hosts through mosquito bites, according to the(https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/dirofilariasis/faqs.html) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The aim of this study was to xenomonitor Eastern Austrian mosquitoes for the presence of DNA of filarioid helminths--with the main focus on Dirofilaria repens and D.
Clinical aspects of dermatitis associated with Dirofilaria repens in pets: a review of 100 canine and 31 feline cases (1990-2010) and a report of a new clinic case imported from Italy to Dubai.
Otranto, "A duplex real-time polymerase chain reaction assay for the detection of and differentiation between Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in dogs and mosquitoes," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Additionally, it is a vector of 22 arboviruses: Flavivirus (dengue, West Nile virus, yellow fever), Alphavirus (chikungunya, Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus), Orthobunyavirus (Tensaw virus, Potosi virus, Cachey Valley virus, LaCrosse virus), and nematodes [Dirofilaria immitis (Leidy, 1856), Dirofilaria repens Railliet & Henry, 1911] (Cancrini et al.
In summary, descriptive epidemiological, morphological, and molecular evidence now support increasing cases of ocular nematode infections in domestic dogs and humans, with most cases caused by filarial worms including Dirofilaria repens and other zoonotic Dirofilaria species and Onchocerca lupi and other zoonotic Onchocerca species.
There are several species of Dirofilaria in wildlife, and animals from Europe pose the risk of arriving with Dirofilaria repens (Railliet and Henry).
In one survey 16.7% of dogs in Mumbai were shown to be infected with Dirofilaria repens and 4.5% of dogs in Delhi were infected with Dirofilaria immitis [2].
immitis) e Nochtiella (Dirofilaria tenuis, Dirofilaria repens e Dirofilaria ursi), ambos infectando o ser humano.