Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sarconema erycerca

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_2799
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Species of filariae (family Onchocercidae), which is found in the heart muscle of swan, goose, ducks in the USA, Europe, Russia, transmitted by  Mallophaga (Trinoton anserinum). The microfilariae occur in the blood.

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