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- Leishangthem, Geeta Devi, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Journal of parasitic diseases 2016 v.40 no.2 pp. 558-561
- Dirofilaria repens; cats; definitive hosts; dirofilariasis; dogs; foxes; legs; muscles; parasites; testes; India
- ... Dirofilaria repens is a filarial nematode which cause subcutaneous dirofilariosis. Dogs, foxes and cats are the definitive hosts and principal reservoirs of the parasite. We report cases of D. repens infestation in non-descript canines from Goa, India. The nematodes were enclosed within fibrous capsule or freely present in the tunica vaginalis of the testes, in sub-cutaneous tissue of foreleg and ...
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