Elaphostrongylus

Elaphostrongylus

a genus of metastrongylid nematodes of the family Protostrongylidae.

Elaphostrongylus cervi
found in connective tissue and central nervous system of deer. Causes cerebrospinal nematodiasis.
Elaphostrongylus panticola
found in the brain of deer.
Elaphostrongylus rangiferi
occurs in the central nervous system and muscles of reindeer. See also cerebrospinal nematodiasis.
Elaphostrongylus tenuis
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Sex, age, spleen size, and kidney fat of red deer relative to infection intensities of the lungworm Elaphostrongylus cervi.
ABSTRACT: A total of 961 harvested and 241 unharvested moose (Alces alces) carcasses and parts from throughout Sweden were examined for Elaphostrongylus alces from 1985 to 1989.
Key words: Alces alces, climate, body condition, Elaphostrongylus alces, intermediate host, gastropods, moose, prepatent period, protostrongylidae, Sweden
species of Elaphostrongylus, Neostrongylus, and Cystocaulus) do not naturally occur in North America and have not yet been introduced (20), with the exception of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi, which has been translocated and established on the island of Newfoundland in eastern Canada (19) (category of emergence: new introduction of pathogen).
The temperature threshold for development of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi in the intermediate host: an adaptation for winter survival?
The clinical signs observed here in wild moose are similar to those seen in other cervids with cranial nematode infections, for example, moose in Sweden with Elaphostrongylus alces and caribou in Newfoundland with E.
Moose sickness, a neurological disease of moose infected with the common cervine parasite, Elaphostrongylus tenuis.
Factors affecting the distribution and transmission of Elaphostrongylus rangiferi (Protostrongylidae) in caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) of Newfoundland, Canada.
Two diseases, elaphostrongylosis (ELA), caused by the parasite Elaphostrongylus alces, and moose wasting syndrome (MWS), the etiology of which is still unknown, gave rise to public concern and interest.
A study of Elaphostrongylus alces in an island moose population with low calf body weights.
Elaphostrongylus odocoilei Hobmaier and Hobmaier, 1934 in the cranial case of Odocoileus virginianus borealis Miller.
Incidence and distribution of Elaphostrongylus odocoilei in Michigan deer herd.