Angiostrongylose bei Mensch und Tier

  title={Angiostrongylose bei Mensch und Tier},
  author={Johannes Eckert and Georg L{\"a}mmler},
  journal={Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Parasitenkunde},
A review is given on the present state of angiostrongylosis research. From the 16 known Angiostrongylus species three are of medical importance: A. cantonensis (Chen, 1935), Dougherty, 1946, a parasite of rats, may produce meningoencephalitis of man in the Pacific area and South-East Asia. A second species A. costaricensis Morera and Céspedes, 1971 was recently reported from house rats and cotton rats in Costa Rica; it can parasitize the mesenteric blood vessels of man leading to thrombosis and… CONTINUE READING