Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 (Mollusca: Gastropoda) como hospedeiro intermediário potencial do Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Céspedes 1971

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Carvalho, Omar dos Santos; Teles, Horácio MS; Mota, Ester Maria; Mendonça, Cristiane Lafetá Gomes Furtado de; Lenzi, Henrique Leonel;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical - SBMT
  • Subject: Infecção experimental | Achatina fulica | Abdominal angiostrongyliasis | Angiostrongilíase abdominal | Experimental infection | Angiostrongylus costaricensis

Samples of Achatina fulica were experimentally infected with Angiostrongylus costaricensis larvae, etiological agent of abdominal angiostrongyliasis, showing that A. fulica is susceptible to the parasite. Achatina fulica may be a risk to urbanization of abdominal angios... View more
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