Localization of Dipetalonema reconditum (GRASSI, 1890) (Nematoda filariidae) de Canis familiaris

Authors

  • Edson Barros Figueira de Mello Universidade de São Paulo, Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas, São Paulo, SP.
  • Antonio Augusto Mendes Maia Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, São Paulo, SP.
  • Leila Alcione Pinheiro de Mello

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1994.52042

Keywords:

Dipetalonema reconditum, Dogs

Abstract

The necropsy of 24 dogs with positive blood serum test for Dipetalonema sp microfilarias demonstrated that 93.9% of the parasites were located in the subcutaneous tissue and 6.1% in general visceral organs. The helminths were localized in different anatomical regions, the chest was found with the highest frequency.

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Published

1994-03-01

How to Cite

Mello, E. B. F. de, Maia, A. A. M., & Mello, L. A. P. de. (1994). Localization of Dipetalonema reconditum (GRASSI, 1890) (Nematoda filariidae) de Canis familiaris. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 31(1), 9-11. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1994.52042

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BASIC SCIENCES