Paragonimus kellicotti

Par·a·gon·i·mus kel·li·cot·'ti

a species of fluke prevalent in certain wild animals, such as raccoons, and occurring in dogs, in the Great Lakes region of the U.S.; it is morphologically similar to Paragonimus westermani.
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japonicum sequence [15], the 5' terminiofITS1and 5.8S were established by a comparison with Paragonimus kellicotti (HQ900670) and Echinostoma revolutum (GQ463130), respectively, and the 5' termini of ITS2 and 28S were determined by referring to a previous study on P.
The complete 18S rDNA sequence of P cervi was determined by a comparison with those of Paragonimus kellicotti (HQ900670) and E.
Molecular characterization of the North American lung fluke Paragonimus kellicotti in Missouri and its development in Mongolian gerbils.
Paragonimus kellicotti infection in wild carnivores in southwestern Ontario: I.
Cavitary mass lesion and recurrent pneumothoraces due to Paragonimus kellicotti infection: North American paragonimiasis.
Initially, several search engines were queried for references using the following key medical subject heading (MESH) words: American paragonimiasis, human paragonimiasis, Paragonimus kellicotti, trematodes, and lung flukes.
In North America, Paragonimus kellicotti causes infections among dogs, cats, and wild carnivores, but rarely infects humans (1).
A infeccao felina e diagnosticada com maior frequencia nas areas onde a doenca e endemica em caes (ATKINS et al., 2000) Nos gatos com sinais respiratorios, a doenca deve ser diferenciada de infeccoes por Aelurostrongylus abstrusus ou Paragonimus kellicotti, asma, cardiomiopatia e outras doencas associadas com dispneia (piotorax, efusao pleural, pneumotorax e anemia) (DILLON, 2007).
Key words: Canis latrans, Capillaria aerophila, coyote, Crenosoma vulpis, lungworm, Oslerus osleri, Paragonimus kellicotti, parasites
We identified 4 species of lungworms in coyotes: Capillaria aerophila (Creplin, 1839; Travassos, 1915), Oslerus osleri (Cobbold, 1879), Crenosoma vulpis (Dujardin, 1845), and Paragonimus kellicotti (Ward, 1908).