Human ocular dirofilariosis in Slovakia, a case report


A case of the human ocular dirofilariosis in 72-year-old man from southern Slovakia is documented. Two days before visiting a doctor he noticed a live worm in his right eye. The eye was inflamed and itching. The worm of 100 mm in length was isolated from the subconjunctival space. On the basis of morphological appearance, histological examination and PCR… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11687-014-0236-5


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@article{Ondriska2014HumanOD, title={Human ocular dirofilariosis in Slovakia, a case report}, author={Franti{\vs}ek Ondriska and Frantisek Forg{\'a}c and Gabriela Hr{\vc}kov{\'a} and Gabriela Pavlovicova and Martina Miterp{\'a}kov{\'a} and Vojtech Boldi{\vs}}, journal={Helminthologia}, year={2014}, volume={51}, pages={246-249} }