first record of molluscs naturally infected with angiostrongylus cantonensis (chen, 1935) (nematoda: metastrongylidae) in brazil.seeking the identification of angiostrongylus cantonensis as a potential etiological agent of three clinical cases of eosinophilic meningitis, mollusc specimens were collected in the state of espírito santo, brazil. the snails were identified as sarasinula marginata (45 specimens), subulina octona (157), achatina fulica (45) and bradybaena similaris (23). larvae obtained were submitted to polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism diagnosis. their genetic profile were ...200718094889
current distribution of achatina fulica, in the state of s+úo paulo including records of aelurostrongylus abstrusus (nematoda) larvae infestation.the currently known distribution range of achatina fulica bowdich, 1822, in the state of s+úo paulo, brazil, is presented. the record of a. fulica naturally infested with aelurostrongylus abstrusus larvae (railliet, 1898) (nematoda: metastrongylidae) can be found in the city of guaratinguet+í. it was found a. fulica with metastrongylidae larvae without known medical and veterinary importance in the cities of carapicu+¡ba, embu-gua+ºu, itapevi, s+úo caetano do sul, s+úo paulo and tabo+úo da serra ...201021748230
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