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- Alves, Max Moreira, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Parasitology international 2019 v.70 pp. 46-50
- Cestoda; Molossus; frugivores; genes; histopathology; hosts; larvae; liver; phylogeny; ribosomal DNA; tapeworms; Amazonia; Brazil
- ... We describe a case of microscopic liver lesion caused by larval cestode in a frugivorous bat (Molossus molossus) from the Western Brazilian Amazon. Histopathological analysis of liver indicated the occurrence of metacestode associated with multifocal histiocytic response and the phylogenetic analysis of Cox-I and 18S rDNA genes indicated that the parasite belonged to the family Paruterinidae. This ...