Gnathostoma binucleatum: pathological and parasitological aspects in experimentally infected dogs.

Lesions and antibody kinetics produced by inoculation of Gnathostoma binucleatum larvae into dogs are described, as well as the morphology of the recovered parasites. In four out of five infected bitches parasite phases were found in the stomach. Only one bitch eliminated eggs and adult parasite phases in feces. In this bitch, the prepatency period lasted… (More)