Spirocerca lupi

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).
Spirocerca lupi oesophageal granulomas in 7 dogs: Resolution after treatment with Doramectin.
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 has been found in red foxes from Florida (Conti, 1984).
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.
2010: Spirocerca lupi isolated from gastric lesions in foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Sicily (Italy).--Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences 13: 465-471.
A espirocercose e uma doenca causada pelo nematodeo Spirocerca lupi (Rudolphi, 1809), parasita de distribuicao mundial, principalmente em regioes de clima quente (1,2).
Os diagnosticos diferenciais de granulomas parasitarios (Spirocerca lupi) incluem corpo estranho esofagico, neoplasias esofagicas e neoplasias mediastinais caudais (9).
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].
Also in this survey egg of Uncinaria stephanocephala, macracantorhincus hirodinasesus, Spirocerca lupi, Toxascaris leonina were not isolated that can for dry weather, decrease in rate of rain in recent years, winter with cold weather and dry summer and oven nutrition of this animals from drug plants in pastures and farms.