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Dioctophyme renale (Nematoda: Dioctophymatidae) in Leopardus geoffroyi (Carnivora: Felidae) in the Neotropical region

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Title
Dioctophyme renale (Nematoda: Dioctophymatidae) in Leopardus geoffroyi (Carnivora: Felidae) in the Neotropical region
Published in
Revista brasileira de parasitologia veterinaria = Brazilian journal of veterinary parasitology : Orgao Oficial do Colegio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria, February 2018
DOI 10.1590/s1984-29612017079
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Authors

Maira Aparecida Christello Trindade, Marcia Raquel Pegoraro de Macedo, Gertrud Muller

Abstract

Parasitic diseases affecting wild carnivores remain largely unknown or poorly described. Dioctophymosis is a parasitosis caused by the nematode Dioctophyme renale that is found worldwide. It affects domestic and wild animals and has been reported frequently in Brazil. This paper reports dioctophymosis in a wild felid for the first time.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 24 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 17%
Researcher 2 8%
Student > Postgraduate 2 8%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Professor 1 4%
Other 5 21%
Unknown 8 33%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 8 33%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 3 13%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 4%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 4%
Immunology and Microbiology 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 10 42%