Ancylostoma

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Ancylostoma

[‚aŋ·kə′läs·tə·mə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A genus of roundworms, commonly known as hookworms, in the order Ancylostomidae; parasites of humans, dogs, and cats.
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The Ancylostoma caninum parasitizes dogs throughout the subtropics and tropics, as well as considered to be most widespread of all hookworm species.
Ya en Lima, en 1972 obtuvo su doctorado en Ciencias Biologicas, por la Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos con la tesis Dinamica de implantacion masiva experimental de Ancylostoma caninum Ercolani 1859y sus proyecciones aplicativas.
Reports of benzimidazole resistance are increasing in the literature on veterinary medicine; resistance in canine Ancylostoma caninum hookworm (15) and phylogenetically similar bovine intestinal nematodes (17) was associated with SNPs in the P-tubulin gene, particularly in codon 200 but also in codon 167 and, rarely, in codon 198.
Common parasites present in dog feces collected from public areas, including Ancylostoma caninum and Toxocara canis, are zoonotic and produce clinical symptoms such as cutaneous larva migrans and ocular larva migrans, respectively [14].
Characterisation of humoral immune responses in dogs vaccinated with irradiated Ancylostoma caninum. Veterinary Immunol Immunopathol.
Prevalence of Ancylostoma caninum (Hookworm), Toxocara canis (Roundworm), and Trichuris vulpis (Whipworm) in stray canines versus owner released canines.
-- -- 4 100 Ancylostoma caninum -- -- -- -- Toxocara canis 2 25 4 50 Toxascaris leonine 2 14 4 29 Rictularia spp.
There are actually three species of this nasty parasite commonly infecting dogs in North America: Ancylostoma caninum (canine hookworm), Ancylostoma braziliense (canine and feline hookworm), and Uncinaria stenocephala (Northern canine hookworm).
Other nematodes reported from the swift fox but not found in our study include Ancylostoma caninum, a species of Capillaria, Trichuris vulpis, Uncinaria stenocephala, and a species of Uncinaria (see McClure, 1933; Stiles and Baker, 1935; Erickson, 1944; Cutter, 1958; Kilgore, 1969; Miller et al., 1998; Pybus and Williams, 2003; Criffield et al., 2009).