Infección natural por Strongyloides stercoralis en Pithecia monachus (Primates, Pitheciidae). Primer reporte en el Perú

Translated title of the contribution: Natural infection by Strongyloides stercoralis in Pithecia monachus (Primates, Pitheciidae). First report in Peru

V. Manuel Tantaleán, P. Nofre Sánchez, Carlos Marcial Perea

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Abstract

The objective of the present work was to identify nematodes obtained post mortem from the small intestine of Pithecia monachus bred in captivity in Iquitos, Peru. The identification was made observing the morphology and anatomy of the female specimens of the intestine of the host and of males and females obtained by culture. All specimens were identified as Strongyloides stercoralis. It is concluded that this species is found for the first time in a primate in Peru.

Translated title of the contributionNatural infection by Strongyloides stercoralis in Pithecia monachus (Primates, Pitheciidae). First report in Peru
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)1386-1390
Number of pages5
JournalRevista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Peru
Volume29
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2018

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