Infestation caused by acanthocephala

Abstract

An on-line case of infestation caused by M. moniliformis is descripted. This rodents’ worm, belonging to acanthocephala, can be rarely responsible of human intestinal pathology. The case is the pretext for a brief revision on this parasitosis. So, biological, epidemiological, clinical and diagnostical findings are reported.

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2009-03-31
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Keywords:
acanthocephala, diagnosis, human infestation, Moniliformis moniliformis, ova
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Crotti, D. (2009). Infestation caused by acanthocephala. Microbiologia Medica, 24(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/mm.2009.2551

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