Laboratory 5

SPIRURIDS AND FILARIDS


      


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Ultrasound showing caval syndrome. Numerous white spots can be seen in the uppermost section. These spots represent adult worms in the right ventricle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Other related nematodes (not checklist material)

 

 

 

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                                                                                                                                                                                           Emerging from the leg of a raccoon

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Females of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes feeding on blood containing microfilariae of Dirofilaria immitis via artificial membrane feeding apparatus. .

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Third stage larvae (infective) in mouthparts (labial sheath) 13 days after infection.
Arrows point to emerging L3 from proboscis.

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