Neuroangiostrongyliasis: disease in wildlife and humans


Angiostrongyliasis is a neurological disease caused by the rat lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, one of the most catholic nematode parasites of vertebrates. Infection has occurred accidentally in humans, a broad spectrum of eutherian and marsupial mammals, and recently in birds.


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Microbiology Australia 26 (Issue 2)

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