Stephanurus dentatus

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Steph·a·nu·rus den·ta·tus

(stef'ă-nū'rŭs den-tā'tŭs),
The kidney worm or lard worm of swine, a strongyle nematode parasite species that also occurs, although rarely, in the liver of cattle. Adult worms in swine live in the perirenal fat, the renal pelvis, or as erratic forms in many other locations. Eggs are passed through the urine and infection is direct, by ingestion of infective larvae or by skin infection, or indirect, by ingestion of earthworms in which the larvae can survive.
[G. stephanos, crown, + oura, tail]
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Such inhibited LDH activity was observed due to the treatment of fenbendazole and mebendazole in swine kidney worms Stephanurus dentantus, (Kavindra Singh and Priya Kaushal, 1996).
(9.) Kavindra Singh and Priya Kaushal.(1996).Studies on the effect of fenbendazole and mebendazole on some enzymes of swine kidney worm Stephanurus dentatus.
Stephanurus dentatus Diesing, 1839 Liver and kidney, Bos taurus, Sus scrofa (M), (Brenes-Madrigal 1961).