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Background: Linguatula serrata is a causative agent of visceral and nasopharyngeal linguatulosis in humans and animals. The aim of the present study was to investigate the immune response of dogs experimentally infected by L. serrata with ELISA. Methods: Five puppies were infected by inserting the ...

Author(s)
Alborzi, A.; Pirkoreshk, J.; Bahrami, S.; Ghorbanpoor, M.; Tabandeh, M. R.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Centre for Electronic Resources Provision and Journal Improvement, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Parasitology, 2021, 16, 3, pp 402-410
Abstract

Pentastomids are a group of parasites of birds, reptiles and mammals, whose presence in Chile has been reported in rare occasions. Linguatula serrata is a pentastomid that could be affects domestic and wild carnivores. This parasite could be cause rhinitis and respiratory distress. This paper...

Author(s)
Fernández, F. I.; Rojas, F. J.; Herrera, L. F.
Publisher
Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Revista Parasitología Latinoamericana, 2016, 65, 2, pp 23-28
Abstract

A moderate number of oval-shaped, 114.7×61.3 µm in size, amber-colored, arthropod-like eggs that had chitinous, smooth, semi-thickened outer wall and 2-4 short appendages armed with 2 terminal hook-like structures were detected in multiple fecal samples from an approximately 9-month-old, intact...

Author(s)
Nagamori, Y.; Ramachandran, A.; Kuzma, C.; Nafe, L.; Johnson, E. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 16, pp 100273
Abstract

Linguatula serrata is known as a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasite whose adult form inhabits the upper respiratory system, nasal airways and frontal sinuses of dogs, foxes, cats and other carnivores, which are recognized as its final hosts. Its immature form resides in mesenteric lymph nodes, liver,...

Author(s)
Hajipour, N.; Tavassoli, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 16, pp 100288
Abstract

This article reports a case of Linguatula serrata infection in a one-year-old female dog that was brought to UK from Romania by a rescue charity. In February 2017, the dog presented with a one-week history of coughing, lethargy and inappetence, which improved after antibiotic and probiotic...

Author(s)
Thomas, M.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2018, 182, 4, pp 112-113
Abstract

Linguatula serrata is a zoonotic parasite causing visceral and nasopharyngeal linguatulosis in humans. Dog and other canines are the main definitive hosts while most of herbivores, including ruminants serve as intermediate hosts for linguatulosis. The current abattoir survey aimed to assess some...

Author(s)
Rezaei, F.; Tavassoli, M.; Hashemnia, M.; Naem, S.; Gholizadeh, M.
Publisher
Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlığı, Istanbul Üniversitesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Citation
Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi (Istanbul), 2016, 42, 1, pp 38-46
Abstract

Pentastomids are obligate zoonotic arthropod parasites utilising canids and vulpids as their definitive hosts and several herbivorous species as their intermediate hosts. Reported only 10 times in Australia over the last 150 years as incidental findings, adult Pentastomids referred to as Linguatula ...

Author(s)
Shamsi, S.; McSpadden, K.; Baker, S.; Jenkins, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2017, 6, 3, pp 271-277
Abstract

The pentastomid Linguatula serrata, the so-called "tongue worm", is a nasopharyngeal parasite of dogs widely distributed in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. While linguatulosis was formerly also endemic in Central Europe, it now mainly plays a role as an imported parasitosis. Because L. serrata is ...

Author(s)
Springer, A.; Fiedler, H.; Raue, K.; Strube, C.
Publisher
Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere, 2018, 46, 4, pp 260-264
Abstract

Food-borne parasitic zoonoses are major threats to human health and only next to the 'big three' such as AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. Linguatula serrata is a food-borne zoonotic pentastomid that affects a wide range of animals including humans. Dogs and other carnivores are the final hosts while ...

Author(s)
Rafiqul Islam; Anisuzzaman; Hossain, M. S.; Zahangir Alam; Ausraful Islam; Khan, A. H. N. A.; Kabir, M. E.; Hatta, T.; Abdul Alim; Tsuji, N.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 13, pp 135-140
AbstractFull Text

Linguatula serrata (Pentastomida: order Porocephalida, family Linguatulidae) is a cosmopolitan parasite inhabiting as adults the nasal passages and frontal sinuses of wild and domestic canids (dogs, foxes), which serve as definitive hosts. Cattle, sheep, goats, camels, rabbits, and other animals...

Author(s)
Ioniță, M.; Mitrea, I. L.
Publisher
University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Bucharest, Bucharest, Romania
Citation
AgroLife Scientific Journal, 2016, 5, 2, pp 85-89

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