Spirocerca lupi

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Spi·ro·cer·ca lu·pi

(spī'rō-ser'kă lū'pī),
The esophageal worm of dogs and other carnivores, a red spiruroid nematode that occurs in nodules in the wall of the esophagus, stomach, and aorta of dogs, foxes, and wolves; intermediate hosts are various coprophagic beetles. Clinical symptoms occur only in very heavy infections, which are associated with esophageal carcinomata in dogs and with hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy.
[L., fr. G. speira, coil, + G. kerkos, tail; L. lupus, wolf]
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Spirocercosis caused by a spirurid nematode Spirocerca lupi is primarly a disease of dogs, although other carnivores may also be affected by ingestion of intermediate hosts (coprophagous beetles) or paratenic hosts (garden lizards, frogs, mice, rabbits and birds) with worldwide distribution especially in tropical and sub-tropical countries (Michal Mazaki-Tovi et al., 2002).
Kopeklerdeki fazla sayidaki helmint cesitliligine ragmen, Turkiye'de sokak veya az sayidaki sahipli kopekler uzerinde yapilan calismalarda, daha cok cestodlardan Taenia, Dipylidium, Mesocestoides ve Echinococcus, nematodlardan Toxocara, Toxascaris, Ancylostoma, Uncinaria, Trichuris ve Spirocerca gibi helmint turleri bildirilmistir (10-16).
(1,2,18) The development of canine STS has been related to radiation, trauma, foreign bodies including orthopedic implants, and Spirocerca lupi infestation.
According to WITHROW (2013), oesophageal sarcomas are most commonly associated with Spirocerca lupi, which is endemic in India and the southern United States.
Spirocerca lupi was in one male red fox (12.5%; CGS6208, MSB 232364, NK35553) from Roosevelt County.
Spirocerca lupi (Spirurida, Spirocercidae) is a nematode infecting dogs Canis lupus familiaris and wild carnivores in tropical and subtropical areas (Bailey 1972, Fox et al.
Also in this survey unlike results of one survey by Unlu and Eren in Turkish (2007) and one survey by Oliveriasequeira in Brazil in 2002 Spirocerca lupi and Toxascaris leonina were not isolated [13,20].
Una vez anestesiados, se procedio a la descripcion y registro macroscopico de los cambios observados como nodulos parasitarios de Spirocerca lupi y las caracteristicas de las lesiones en esofago y estomago, las cuales fueron erosiones, inflamaciones y ulceraciones superficiales.