Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Oesophagostomum bifurcum

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_5035

This nematode species is normally found in the intestine of ruminants; however, rare cases have been reported from humans.

Further Reading

  1. Verweij JJ et al (2007) Simultaneous detection and quantification of Ancylostoma duodenale, Necator americanus, and Oesophagostomum bifurcum in fecal samples using multiplex real-time PCR. Am J Trop Med Hyg 77(4):685–690PubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany