Larval Gnathostoma nipponicum found in the imported Chinese loaches.

@article{Sohn1993LarvalGN,
  title={Larval Gnathostoma nipponicum found in the imported Chinese loaches.},
  author={Woon Mok Sohn and W G Kho and Soon Hyung Lee},
  journal={The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1993},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={347-52}
}
Six early third-stage larvae of Gnathostoma nipponicum were recovered from the muscle of 376 loaches, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus, imported from China. They were 614 x 114 microns in average size, almost colorless except brownish intestine, and encircled by about 229 transverse rows of minute cuticular spines. Their head bulbs provided with 3 rows of hooklets, of which average number were 34.5 on the first, 36.7 on the second and 39.7 on the third. Accordingly, it is revealed that the Chinese… CONTINUE READING