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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… Expand
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Review
2011
Review
2011
Angiostrongylus cantonensis was first discovered in 1935 and has become an important emerging pathogen causing human… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The human cases of eosinophilic meningitis recently reported from Brazil have focused the attention of the public health agencies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Seeking the identification of Angiostrongylus cantonensis as a potential etiological agent of three clinical cases of… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We generated interleukin-5 receptor alpha chain (IL-5R alpha)-deficient (IL-5R alpha-/-) mice by gene targeting. The IL-5R alpha… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
To the Editor: Eosinophilic meningitis caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis is widespread in the Pacific basin and has been… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Twenty of 94 (21.4%) Rattus norvegicus trapped in New Orleans, Louisiana, between April 1986 and February 1987 were infected with… Expand
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Highly Cited
1976
Highly Cited
1976
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  • The American journal of tropical medicine and…
  • 1976
  • Corpus ID: 41485461
One hundred and twenty-five patients with eosinophilic meningitis or meningoencephalitis were studied in southern Taiwan in 1968… Expand
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1975
Highly Cited
1975
Six hundred and forty-six patients with an eosinophilic pleocytosis were studied in Thailand over a 3-year period ending in March… Expand
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