Angiostrongylus costaricensis n. sp. (Nematoda: Metastrongyloidea), a new lungworm occurring in man in Costa Rica.


Fourteen species of the genus Angiostrongyltls, created by KAMENSKY ( 18 ) , have been described, but among these only A. cantonensis (Chen, 1935) Dougherty, 1946 has been incriminat{:d as a causal agent of disease in mano The first investigators who found this parasite in human s were Nomura and Lin in 1945 (BEAVER and ROSEN, 10) . However, because the… (More)


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