Gnathostoma spinigerum


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Gnath·os·to·ma spi·ni·g'e·rum

a parasite of cats, dogs, and wild carnivores, it has occasionally been found in humans in the Far East; it is transmitted through copepods and fish; human infection is usually confined to the skin, but several cases of eye or brain infection have been reported with wandering larvae of this species.
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Albendazole stimulates outward migration of Gnathostoma spinigerum to the dermis in man.
Eosinophilic meningoradiculomyelitis caused by Gnathostoma spinigerum: a case report.
Eosinophilic meningitis due to Gnathostoma spinigerum. J Infect.
Molecular cloning of a gene encoding matrix metalloproteinase-like protein from Gnathostoma spinigerum. Parasitol Res.
Morphological variation and abnormality of cephalic hooklets of Gnathostoma spinigerum hepatic stage larvae from laboratory infected mice.
Eosinophilic meningitis and radiculomyelitis in Thailand, caused by CNS invasion of Gnathostoma spinigerum and Angiostrongylus cantonensis.
Two fatal cases of eosinophilic myeloencephalitis a newly recognized disease caused by Gnathostoma spinigerum. Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg.
He brought it to HTD, where it was identified as Gnathostoma spinigerum.
Specific antigen of Gnathostoma spinigerum for immunodiagnosis of human gnathostomiasis.
Study of specific IgG subclass antibodies for diagnosis of Gnathostoma spinigerum. Parasitol Res.