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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Parasitos como Hymenolepis diminuta, Moniliformis moniliformis, Gongylonema neoplasticum, Raiilietina demeranensis y Trichinella spiralis se encuentran en los roedores, donde estos actuarian como reservorios para la transmision al hombre (Parshad, 1999; Stojcevic et al, 2004).
Resultados variados sobre la presencia de Gongylonema neoplasticum (Figura 3) han sido reportados en mercados de Lima.
Strongyloides papillosus Trichuris globulosa Oesophagostomum radiatum Gongylonema verrucosum Trichuris discolor Teladorsagia ostertagi Fasciola gigantica Gastrothylax crumenifer Paramphistomum explanatum Cotylophoron cotylophorum
Avitellina centripunctata Strongyloides papillosus and Gongylonema verrucosum.
A) Nasua narica Angiostrongylus costaricensis (N) Odocoileus virginianus Ashworthius patriciapillitae * (N) Eucyathostomum webbi (N) Gongylonema pulchrum (N) Mazamastrongylus sp.
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.
There is no proof that this treatment cures Gongylonema infections, the researchers noted.
Species of Ascarops, Gongylonema and Physocephalus, superfamily Spiruroidea, are generally recognized as parasites of birds and mammals (Anderson, 1992), with initial development occurring in the hemocoel of an insect intermediate host.
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).
2012) reportaron frecuencias de infeccion por Hymenolepis diminuta, Rodentolepis fraterna, Raillietina demerariensis, Aspiculuris tetraptera, Trichuris muris, Gongylonema neoplasticum y Moniliformis moniliformis en ratas de la zona de Lima.
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.