Angiostrongylus cantonensis

Known as: Rat Lungworm 
A species of parasitic nematodes distributed throughout the Pacific islands that infests the lungs of domestic rats. Human infection, caused by… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
Angiostrongylus cantonensis was first discovered in 1935 and has become an important emerging pathogen causing human… (More)
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2009
2009
Dra. Maria Lúcia Brito Ferreira – Rua Neto de Mendonça 230 / 802 52050-100 Recife PE Brasil. E-mail: lucabrito@uol.com.br… (More)
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2007
2007
Seeking the identification of Angiostrongylus cantonensis as a potential etiological agent of three clinical cases of… (More)
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2006
2006
Eosinophilic meningitis in humans is commonly caused by the nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis. A severe headache is the most… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Outbreaks of eosinophilic meningitis caused by the roundworm Angiostrongylus cantonensis are rarely reported, even in… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Until the recent establishment of Angiostrongylus cantonensis in North America, Australia was the only developed region endemic… (More)
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1996
1996
 For determination of the kinetics of cytokine production and its possible role in host resistance to Angiostrongylus cantonensis… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The principal etiologic agent of human eosinophilic meningitis, Angiostrongylus cantonensis, was first detected in rats in Canton… (More)
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1979
1979
Between 1959 and 1976, 34 patients were seen in Hawaii with eosinophilic meningitis. Angiostrongylus cantonensis was recovered… (More)
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
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One hundred and twenty-five patients with eosinophilic meningitis or meningoencephalitis were studied in southern Taiwan in 1968… (More)
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