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Journal of Parasitic Diseases

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 555–557 | Cite as

Occurrence of Gnathostoma spinigerum in a leopard cat from Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala

  • Dibya Ranjan Lenka
  • Joju Johns
  • Jyothimol Gopi
  • George Chandy
  • Priya Manakkulamparambil Narayanan
  • Deepa Chundayil Kalarikkal
  • Reghu RavindranEmail author
Short Communication

Abstract

The post-mortem examination of a leopard cat from Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala, died in a road accident, revealed presence of gastric tumours containing worms which were identified as Gnathostoma spinigerum based on morphological characteristics.

Keywords

Gnathostoma spinigerum Leopard cat Kerala 

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© Indian Society for Parasitology 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dibya Ranjan Lenka
    • 1
  • Joju Johns
    • 2
  • Jyothimol Gopi
    • 1
  • George Chandy
    • 2
  • Priya Manakkulamparambil Narayanan
    • 1
  • Deepa Chundayil Kalarikkal
    • 1
  • Reghu Ravindran
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary ParasitologyCollege of Veterinary and Animal SciencesWayanadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Veterinary Surgery and RadiologyCollege of Veterinary and Animal SciencesWayanadIndia

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