gnostomiasis

Charles T. Faulkner ctfaulkn at utkux.utcc.utk.edu
Mon Oct 7 12:26:38 EST 1996


On 4 Oct 1996, ANGEL ARANDIA JIMENEZ wrote:

> I'am a Pediatric surgeon in Mexico, and I have a patient with probable 
> "gnostomiasis" and I need info. about this parasit.
> 
	Perhaps you mean "gnathostomaisis" caused by infection with the 
Spirurid parasite Gnathostoma. 2 cases were described from Mexico by
Pelaez and Perez-Reyes in 1970 (Rev Lat-Am Microbiol 12:83-91).  Other
information is available in Beaver's "Clinical Parasitology", pgs 340-342.
Good luck!

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