Gongylonema


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Gongylonema

(gon'ji-lō-nē'mă),
A genus of spiruroid nematodes that parasitize the alimentary canal of birds and mammals; transmitted through various insects, especially beetles, carrying the encysted infective larvae. Several species are of veterinary importance, and one is also known to parasitize humans.
[Gr. gongylos, round, + nēma, thread]

Gongylonema

(gon″jĭ-lō-nē′mă) [Gr. gongylos, round, + nēma, thread, yarn]
A genus of nematode worms belonging to the suborder Spirurata, usually parasitic in the wall of the esophagus and stomach of domestic animals. Occasionally, they are parasitic in humans. G. pulchrum is the species most frequently involved.
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A Massachusetts woman became infected with the nematode Gongylonema, a parasite that is usually contracted by eating an infected insect, such as a roach or a beetle.
For the helminths not attaining maturity in Sceloporus jarrovii, 16 (4%) lizards were infected with Ascarops sp., five (1%) with Mesocestoides sp., two (1%) with Centrorhynchus sp., one ([less than] 1%) with Gongylonema sp.
Peromyscus truei, in general, has been reported to be infected with Hymenolepis horrida (a tapeworm), Protospirura numidica, and Gongylonema peromysci (both parasitic nematodes) (Whitaker 1968).
Haemonchus and Trichostrongylus were the most frequently recorded genera followed by Chabertia, Oesophagostomum, Schistosoma, Moniezia, Cooperia, Bunnostomum, Toxocara, Ostertagia, Nematodirus, Trichuris, Strongyliodes, Avitellina, Fasciola, Thelazia (n=02), Syngamus, Gaigeria, Skrjabinema, Cotylophoron, Metastrongylus and Gongylonema as mixed or single species infections in different species of animals.