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Occurrence of Gnathostoma spinigerum in a leopard cat from Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala

Author:
Lenka, Dibya Ranjan, Johns, Joju, Gopi, Jyothimol, Chandy, George, Narayanan, Priya Manakkulamparambil, Kalarikkal, Deepa Chundayil, Ravindran, Reghu
Source:
Journal of parasitic diseases 2016 v.40 no.2 pp. 555-557
ISSN:
0971-7196
Subject:
Gnathostoma, Prionailurus bengalensis, parasitoses, stomach neoplasms, wildlife, India
Abstract:
The post-mortem examination of a leopard cat from Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, died in a road accident, revealed presence of gastric tumours containing worms which were identified as Gnathostoma spinigerum based on morphological characteristics.
Agid:
5238926