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Gongylonema

Gongylonema

An important genus of spiruroid nematodes that parasitise the alimentary canal of birds and mammals; transmitted via various insects, especially beetles, carrying the encysted infective larvae. Several species are of veterinary importance, and one is also known to parasitise humans.

Origin: gr. Gongylos, round, _ nema, thread


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more on http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Gongylonema from link earlier on pg 385 also found here on link page references. "Gongylonema spp. James B. Peter, M.D., Ph.D. Human gongylonemiasis, caused by the nematode Gongylonema spp., of ...

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The Fiber Disease

This was in 1999: Human Gongylonema infection in a resident of New York City. Eberhard ML, Busillo C. Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341-3724, USA. A case of infection with ...

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