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Filaroides milksi

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Contributor(s):

Dwight Bowman

Synonym(s): Andersonstrongylus milksi, F. milksi, Filaroides milksi


Introduction

Classification

Taxonomy

  • Superfamily: Metastrongyloidea.
  • Genus: Filaroides.

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Clinical Effects

Epidemiology

Habitat

  • Adults and L1 - lungs.

Lifecycle

  • Probably the same as Andersonstrongylus captivensis, which like Filaroides hirthi, is direct by the ingestion of the L1 passed in spuntum or feces.
  • The skunk is probably the normal host.

Transmission

  • Not known. Probably ingestion of L1.

Pathological effects

Control

Control via animal

Control via environment

Diagnosis

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers

  • Recent references from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • Georgi J R (1989) Differential characters of Filaroides milksi (Whitlock, 1956) and Filaroides hirthi (Georgi and Anderson, 1975). Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 46 (1), 142-145 VetMedResource.
  • Webster W A (1981) Andersonstrongylus milksi (Whitlock, 1956) n. comb. (Metastrongyloidea - Angiostrongylidae) with a discussion of related species in North American canids and mustelids. Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington 48 (2), 154-158 VetMedResource.

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