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Acanthocheilonema perstans infection

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Description

Dipetalonemiasis is a parasitic infection caused by the nematode Dipetalonema evansi. It is found in dogs, cats, and other animals, and is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. Symptoms of the infection include fever, anemia, weight loss, and enlarged lymph nodes. Treatment typically involves the use of anthelmintic drugs to kill the parasites, as well as supportive care to manage the symptoms.

Synonyms
  • acanthocheilonemiasis
  • Dipetalonema perstans infection
  • dipetalonemiasis
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