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Seroepidemiology of abdominal angiostrongyliasis: the standardization of an immunoenzymatic assay and prevalence of antibodies in two localities in Southern Brazil
Abdominal angiostrongyliasis is a nematode disease produced by Angiostrongylus costaricensis, a metastrongylid parasite of wild rodents. Accidental human infection occurs through ingestion of food orExpand
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Abdominal angiostrongylosis in southern Brazil--prevalence and parasitic burden in mollusc intermediate hosts from eighteen endemic foci.
Angiostrongylus costaricensis is a parasitic nematode of rodents and molluscs are the intermediate hosts. Nocturnal collection of molluscs and search for infective third stage larvae of A.Expand
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Detection of the acute phase of abdominal angiostrongyliasis with a parasite-specific IgG enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.
Angiostrongylus costaricensis may cause intestinal lesions of varied severity when it accidentally infects man in Central and South America. First-stage larvae have never been detected in stools.Expand
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Distribution of clinical‐pathological types of cutaneous melanomas and mortality rate in the region of Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil
Objective  To describe the characteristics of all cases of primary cutaneous melanoma during the period 1995–2001, registered at pathology departments in the region of Passo Fundo.
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Longitudinal clinical and serological survey of abdominal angiostrongyliasis in Guaporé, southern Brazil, from 1995 to 1999.
Abdominal angiostrongyliasis is a zoonotic infection caused by Angiostrongylus costaricensis, a nematode with an intra-vascular location in the mesentery. Our objective was to address several aspectsExpand
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[Abdominal angiostrongyliasis. Anatomo-pathological study of 4 cases observed in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil].
The authors describe the anatomic lesion on four cases of abdominal angiostrogiliasis and point out the arterial lesions of the disease.
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On the diversity of mollusc intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus costaricensis Morera & Cespedes, 1971 in southern Brazil.
Veronicellid slugs are considered the most important intermediate hosts of Angiostrongylus costaricensis, an intra-arterial nematode of rodents. Studies undertaken in three localities in southernExpand
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Primary seminoma of the mediastinum.
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Use of heterologous antigens for the immunodiagnosis of abdominal angiostrongyliasis by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
Angiostrongylus costaricensis has a broad geographic distribution spanning from North to South America and the infections of vertebrates with this nematode can result in abdominal complications.Expand
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Individual serological follow-up of patients with suspected or confirmed abdominal angiostrongyliasis.
Abdominal angiostrongyliasis (AA) is a zoonotic nematode infection caused by Angiostrongylus costaricensis, with widespread occurrence in the Americas. Although the human infection may be highlyExpand
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