Dirofilariasis by Dirofilaria repens: an imported case and a brief review
- Autores: Baptista-Fernandes T, Belo S, Domingues D, Maurício I, Monteiro L, Paixao P, Pereira P, Rodrigues M, Rodrigues P, Tavares R, Toscano C
- Ano de Publicação: 2015
- Journal: Parasitology International
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25769814
Human infections caused by Dirofilaria repens, a cosmopolitan zoonotic parasitosis endemic in Southern and Eastern Europe and Asia still is an underdiagnosed infection due to parasite identification difficulties.