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Dictyocaulus capreolus n. sp. (Nematoda: Trichostrongyloidea) from roe deer, Capreolus capreolus and moose, Alces alces in Sweden.
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PMID:  12015823     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Dictyocaulus capreolus n. sp. recovered from roe deer, Capreolus capreolus and moose, Alces alces in Sweden is described and figured. Morphological studies revealed the new species to be closest to D. eckerti and D. africanus on the basis of mouth shape, all three species having an elongate mouth opening. The other species of the genus, including D. viviparus, all have a circular to oval mouth opening. Dictyocaulus capreolus n. sp. can be distinguished from D. eckerti and D. africanus on the basis of the morphology of the buccal capsule and the bursa. These morphological studies support earlier evidence of the presence of a new species of Dictyocaulus in roe deer and moose that could be distinguished from D. eckerti and D. viviparus using either a PCR-linked hybridization assay or image analysis software to study the dimensions of the buccal capsule.
L M Gibbons; J Höglund
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of helminthology     Volume:  76     ISSN:  0022-149X     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Helminthol.     Publication Date:  2002 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-05-17     Completed Date:  2002-08-06     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985115R     Medline TA:  J Helminthol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-25     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology and Infectious Diseases, The Royal Veterinary College, University of London, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Herts, AL9 7TA, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Deer / parasitology*
Dictyocaulus / classification*,  isolation & purification,  ultrastructure
Dictyocaulus Infections / parasitology*
Disease Reservoirs

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