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Thelazia callipaeda (dog, cat)

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Species:
Endoparasite


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Nematode

Eyeworm

Distribution: Italy, France (Dordogne) and southern Switzerland.

Host: Dogs and cats probably via a dipteran arthropod vector.  Pre-patent period about 3 weeks and patent period of months to years.

Diagnosis: 
By detection of adult or larval stages from samples of the tear film from the surface of the conjunctiva.

Clinical features: Blepharospasm and epiphora.


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