Raillietina

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Raillietina

(rī-lē-ĕ-tī'nă),
A genus of tapeworms (family Davaineidae, order Cyclophyllidea), three species of which, Raillietina madagascariensis or Raillietina demerariensis, Raillietina asiatica, and Raillietina formosana, have been found in humans. However, the identification of many of these worms found in humans has been questioned.

Raillietina

(rī″lē-ĕ-tī′nă)
A genus of tapeworms belonging to the family Davaineidae.

Raillietina demerariensis

A species that infests humans, reported from several South American countries, esp. Ecuador.
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En relacion con los endoparasitos, los helmintos de mayor presentacion se encuentrann en Ascaridia galli, Heterakis gallinarum y Syngamus trachea (Mushi et al., 2006), Notocotylus gallinarum, Hymenolepis carioca, Raillietina echinobothrida, Hymenolepis contaniana, Raillietina tretragona, Raillietina cesticillus, Capillaria obsignata, Subulura brumpti, Heterakis gallinarum, Cheilospirura hamulosa, Dispharynx nasuta, Ascaridia galli, y especies de Tetrameres sp (Mushi et al., 2006; Hassouni & Belghyti, 2006).
Many cause damage and inflammation of the intestinal mucosa--Davainea meleagridis, Raillietina echinobothrida, Mediorhynchus spp.
(C) Oncicola oncicola (A) Oxyspirura mansoni (N) Raillietina echinobothrida (C) Raillietina sp.