Proceso del desarrollo de Corynosoma obtuscens (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae) en Canis familiaris y su posible implicancia en salud publica

Translated title of the contribution: Process of the development of Corynosoma obtuscens (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae) in Canis familiaris and its possible involvement in public health

Mariela Castro, Rosa Martínez

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Abstract

A report of the results obtained from an experimental infection of the domestic dog Canis familiaris, with Corynosoma obtuscens Lincicome, 1943, which is an acanthocephale of great infectious capacity and unspecific for the ultimate host, for which it may be considered a potential parasite for the people who eat raw fish as "cebiche", a typical dish of our country, is given in the present work. The presence of mature eggs of C. obtuscens in the feces of a non-habitual host is reported for the first time.

Translated title of the contributionProcess of the development of Corynosoma obtuscens (Acanthocephala: Polymorphidae) in Canis familiaris and its possible involvement in public health
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)26-30
Number of pages5
JournalParasitologia Latinoamericana
Volume59
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 2004
Externally publishedYes

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