Gnathostoma


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Gnathostoma

(nath-os'tō-mă),
A genus of spiruroid nematode worms (family Gnathostomatidae) characterized by several rows of cuticular spines about the head and by multiple-host aquatic life cycles; it includes pathogenic parasites of cats, cattle, and swine.
[gnatho- + G. stoma, mouth]
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Gnath·os·to·ma

(nath-os'tō-mă)
A genus of spiruroid nematode worms (family Gnathostomatidae) characterized by several rows of cuticular spines about the head and by multiple-host aquatic life cycles; it includes pathogenic parasites of cats, cattle, and swine.
[gnatho- + G. stoma, mouth]
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(2) In many instances, cheaper freshwater fish, more likely to harbor infective Gnathostoma larvae, such as tilapia and brook trout, are used to prepare sashimi and ceviche dishes rather than more expensive, parasite-free saltwater fish.
spinigerum and 4.5 percent of the wild-caught eels were infected with a different species of Gnathostoma nematodes.
Other genera of nematodes that cause CLM include Uncinaria, Bunostomum, Gnathostoma, and Capillaria.
Length of shell 3.3-3.5 mm, tubular- Megalocypris gnathostoma shaped, subtrapezoidal anterior and (Fig.
PREVALENCE OF GNATHOSTOMA PROCYONIS (NEMATODA: GNATHOSTOMIDAE) IN RACCOONS IN NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA, J.
El analisis de cuatro especies de peces de la misma localidad revelo que tres de ellos: Petenia splendida (n=58), Cichlasoma managuense (n=35) y Gobiomorus dormitor (n=9), resultaron positivas a la infeccion por Gnathostoma binucleatum.
Anasikiasis is a rare nematode (roundworm) infection acquired through consumption of raw fish and cephalopods (Deardoff and Overstreet 1991); a similar disease associated with the helminthes Gnathostoma has been reported in Southeast Asia and the Middle East (Anantaphruti 2001).
Results may be affected by factors such as geographic location, differences in healthcare access, and the contribution of other causes of eosinophilic meningitis, such as Gnathostoma spinigerum nematodes.
PREVALENCE OF GNATHOSTOMA PROCYON IS (NEMATODA: GNATHOSTOMIDAE) IN RACCOONS IN NORTH FLORIDA AND SOUTH GEORGIA, J.