Bulletin of Faculty of Health Sciences Okayama University Medical School
Published by Faculty of Health Sciences Okayama University Medical School

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岡山大学医療技術短期大学部紀要 (1巻-9巻)

犬から吐出されたハリガネムシGordius sp.の日本における第1例

Shimoe, Toshimitsu
Hashiguchi, Masahiro
Saito, Tetsuro
Morishige, Kazuhisa
Tongu, Yasumasa
Abstract
An adult female hairworm was vomited from a domestic dog with a cough in Hiroshima Prefecture. The worm body was long and slender, measuring 42.5 cm in length and 1 mm in maximum width. The specimen showed microscopically the smooth cuticular without tuberculations. This case is the first record of Gordius sp. infection in a dog in Japan.
Keywords
Gordius
hairworm
dog
ISSN
0917-4494
NCID
AN10355371