Metastrongylus


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Metastrongylus

(met'ă-stron'jĭ-lŭs),
A genus of nematode lungworms (family Metastrongylidae), the only genus in its subfamily (Metastrongylinae). The four known species are found only in pigs; transmission is by earthworm intermediate hosts.
[meta- + G. strongylos, round]
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Oesophagostomum sp., Globocephalus sp., Metastrongylus sp., T.suis, A.suum, Ascarops-strongylina and Physocephalus sexatus.
Other parasites found with low prevalence comprised Ascaris suum (3.7%), Metastrongylus sp (0.9%), and Trichuris suis (0.9%).
Di Guardo, "Fatal bronchopneumonia in a Metastrongylus elongatus and Porcine circovirus type 2 co-infected pig," Research in Veterinary Science, vol.
Carrion, "Epidemiologic study of lung parasites (metastrongylus spp.) in wild boar (sus scrofa) in southwestern Spain," Journal of Wildlife Diseases, vol.
En el empleo de lombricompuesto o harina elaborada con lombriz de tierra (Lumbricus terrestris) es necesario considerar el riesgo de transmision, especialmente a cerdos, del nematodo pulmonar Metastrongylus spp., del cual dichas lombrices son hospedadores intermediarios [15].
El resto de bacterias y parasitos (Trichuris suis, Balantidium coli, Giardia intestinalis, Strongyloides spp., Metastrongylus spp., coccidias y "estrongilidos") por su impacto economico, su importancia epidemiologica y por ser potencialmente patogenas para otras especies, incluidos los humanos.
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.
(1989), quienes determinaron que en la porcinaza fresca es comun encontrar huevos y larvas de Nematodos como: Choerostrongylais pudendotectus, Metastrongylus apri y M.
(N) Sus scrofa Ascaris suum (N) Globocephalus urosubulatus (N) Metastrongylus elongatus (N) Physocephalus sexalatus (N) Stephanurus dentatus (N) Taenia solium (C) Trichuris suis (N) Sylvilagus brasiliensis Anoplocephaloides floresbarroetae * (C) Tonatia silvicola Oligacanthorhynchidae gen.
Mutation scanning analysis of microsatellite variability in the second internal transcribed spacer (precursor ribosomal RNA) for three species of Metastrongylus (Strongylida: Metastrongyloidea).
Other parasites include the whipworm (Trichuris suis), nodular worm (Strongulodes ransomi), lung worm (Metastrongylus species), liver fluke (Fasciloa hepatica), kidney worm (Stephanuses denatus), and Taenia solium, whose larvae invade the cardiac muscle, diaphragm, tongue, and other muscles.
According to this study a positive association was found between severity of BTB with coinfection of Metastrongylus species [7].