parasites and associated pathology observed in pinnipeds stranded along the oregon coast.forty-two seals and sea lions found dead along the oregon coast were examined for parasites and associated pathology. nematode infections of the lung and/or gastrointestinal tract were the primary cause of death in 5 of 42 animals examined. new distribution records were established for pricetrema zalophi and zalophotrema hepaticum. new host records include z. hepaticum and diphyllobothrium cordatum in the steller's sea lion (eumetopias jubatus); nanophyetus salmincola in the california sea lion ...1978567698
meningoencephalitis in two stranded california sea lions (zalophus californianus) caused by aberrant trematode migration.meningoencephalitis caused by aberrant trematode migration is described in two california sea lions (zalophus californianus) admitted to a rehabilitation hospital between may and august 2001. both animals displayed seizure activity and were euthanized due to poor response to therapy. gross abnormal findings included liver flukes (zalophotrema hepaticum) in the bile ducts and areas of swelling and necrosis in the cerebrum, cerebellum, and brain stem. histopathology revealed meningoencephalitis wi ...200415650108
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