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- Gawor, Jakub; Gawor, Jan; Gromadka, Robert; Zwijacz-Kozica, Tomasz; Zięba, Filip
- Parasitology research 2017 v.116 no.12 pp. 3447-3452
- larva migrans, etc ; Baylisascaris; DNA; Ursus arctos; cytochrome-c oxidase; databases; detection limit; eggs; feces; hosts; humans; larvae; microscopy; parasites; polymerase chain reaction; wildlife; Poland; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... Baylisascaris transfuga is a roundworm that has been reported worldwide in most bear species. In mammals and possibly humans, the larvae of B. transfuga can migrate in the tissues of aberrant hosts with larva migrans syndrome. The current study was performed to identify B. transfuga in faecal samples from free-ranging brown bears in the Tatra Mountains National Park in southern Poland. A commercia ...
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- Sapp, Sarah G.H.; Gupta, Pooja; Martin, Melissa K.; Murray, Maureen H.; Niedringhaus, Kevin D.; Pfaff, Madeleine A.; Yabsley, Michael J.
- International journal for parasitology 2017 v.6 no.2 pp. 85-99
- larva migrans, etc ; Baylisascaris procyonis; Metatheria; Potos flavus; Ursidae; badgers; carnivores; definitive hosts; geographical distribution; host range; larvae; natural history; parasites; paratenic hosts; risk; rodents; skunks; surveys; sympatry; wildlife; Show all 20 Subjects
- ... A total of 10 species of Baylisascaris, a genus of ascaridoid nematodes, occur worldwide and 6 of them occur in the New World. Most of the Baylisascaris species have a similar life cycle with carnivorous mammals or marsupials serving as definitive hosts and a smaller prey host serving as paratenic (or intermediate) hosts. However, one species in rodents is unique in that it only has one host. Cons ...
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