Macracanthorhynchus

Macracanthorhynchus

(mak'ră-kan'thō-ring'kŭs),
A genus of giant thorny-headed worms (class Acanthocephala).
[macro- + G. akantha, thorn, + rhynchos, snout]
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Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus recorded the lowest prevalence (0.62%).
Eficacia de tres antihelminticos frente a Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus en cerdos de crianza privada.
Un helminto que se hallo con alta frecuencia fue el acanthocephalo Macracanthorhynchus sp., parasitando el 53% de la poblacion muestreada.
El genero Macracanthorhynchus no ha sido reportado, sin embargo, se reportan otros acantocefalos.
Caso contrario a las zarigueyas que presentaron Macracanthorhynchus sp., en las cuales la condicion de salud, evidentemente, estaba afectada.
Machado-Filho (1963) describe a Macracanthorhynchus major parasitando el intestino delgado del pecari de collar (Tayassu tajacu) proveniente de Brasil.
Eosinophilic enteritis due to Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus infection: report of 3 cases.
Morphological measurements and characteristics of the mounted everted specimen are identical to the everted cystacanths of Macracanthorhynchus ingens (Linstow 1879) Meyer 1933, described by Elkins & Nickol (1983) and consistent with the cystacanth description by Moore (1946).
Macracanthorhynchus ingens in reptile paratenic hosts has only been reported from southern Louisiana.
For yet another, Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus, there is no effective treatment.
On 21 August 1993 a single adult specimen of the acanthocephalan Macracanthorhynchus ingens (Oligacanthorhychidae) was collected in Manhattan, Kansas.
Macracanthorhynchus ingens from a child in Texas (USA).