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[Experimental infection of an adult domestic cat with third stage larvae of Gnathostoma spinigerum isolated from a fresh water fish].

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Medicina cutánea ibero-latino-americana
Publication Date
Volume
16
Issue
4
Pages
295–297
Identifiers
PMID: 3068439
Source
Medline
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Unknown

Abstract

In order to confirm that the third larvae stage found in fresh water fish and that the adult parasite found in definitive hosts, corresponded to different stages of the same parasite life cycle (G. spinigerum), we proceeded to the experimental infestation with the following finding of the adult parasite. We were able to confirm in a definitive way the identify of the larva found in fresh water fish.

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