Syphacia

Syphacia

(si-fā'shē-ă),
Genus of oxyurid nematode pinworms of rodents; Syphacia obvelata is the common cecal pinworm of mice, and Syphacia muris, of rats.
See also: Aspiculuris tetraptera.
[fr. L. siphon, tube]
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Syphacia obvelata, susceptibility of BALB /c/BIOU and C57BL/6/BIOU inbred mice and BIOU: NMRI outbred mice
(Trematoda: Digenea) in the small intestine; four adult Gallegoides arfaai in the small intestine and six metacestodes of Taenia parva (Cestoda) in the abdominal cavity; one Mastophorus muris in the stomach, six Syphacia stroma in the small intestine, seven Trichurs muris and three Syphacia frederici (Nematoda), the two latter species in the caecum.
La comunidad parasitaria de Akodon montensis estuvo constituida por Tapironema coronatum, Stilestrongylus aculeata, Trichofreitasia lenti, Angiostrongylus morerai, Syphacia carlitosi, Trichuris navonae, Eucolues sp.
The evaluation of the stool samples revealed the presence of the cestode Hymenolepis diminuta (Figure 1) in both rodent species, the nematodes Syphacia obvelata and Aspiculuris tetraptera (Figure 2) in Mus musculus and the cysts of the enterocommensal Entamoeba coli in Rattus rattus.
Debido a las dimensiones del huevo observado y apoyado en la dieta de los individuos, existe la posibilidad de confusion con nematodos de la familia Oxyuridae, generos Syphacia o Aspiculuris de alta incidencia en bioterios [10].
Redescription of Syphacia venteli Travassos, 1937 (Nematoda: Oxyuridae) from Nectomys squamipes in Argentina and Brazil and description of a new species of Syphacia from Melanomys caliginosus in Colombia.