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Trichinella spiralis (pork worm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Trichinella spiralis is a nematode parasite, occurring in rodents, pigs, horses, bears, and humans, and is responsible for the disease trichinosis. It is sometimes referred to as the "pork worm" due to it being found commonly in undercooked pork products.
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Parasite of 
Apodemus agrarius (Striped field mouse)[1]
Apodemus flavicollis (Yellow-necked mouse)[1]
Apodemus sylvaticus (Old World wood and field mouse)[1]
Balaena mysticetus (bowhead whale)[2]
Balaenoptera acutorostrata (Minke Whale)[2]
Balaenoptera musculus (Blue Whale)[2]
Bandicota bengalensis (lesser bandicoot rat)[1]
Buteo buteo (Common Buzzard)[1]
Canis aureus (Golden Jackal)[1]
Canis latrans (Coyote)[1]
Canis lupus (Wolf)[1]
Canis lupus familiaris (domestic dog)[1]
Capreolus capreolus (western roe deer)[1]
Cavia porcellus (Guinea pig)[1]
Civettictis civetta (African Civet)[1]
Crocuta crocuta (Spotted Hyena)[1]
Delphinapterus leucas (Beluga)[1]
Didelphis marsupialis (Common Opossum)[1]
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)[1]
Equus caballus (horse)[1]
Erignathus barbatus (Bearded Seal)[1]
Erinaceus europaeus (western European hedgehog)[1]
Erinaceus roumanicus (Northern White-Breasted Hedgehog)[1]
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[1]
Felis silvestris (Wildcat)[1]
Genetta genetta (Common Genet)[1]
Globicephala melas (Long-finned Pilot Whale)[2]
Gulo gulo (Wolverine)[1]
Herpestes ichneumon (Egyptian Mongoose)[3]
Herpestes javanicus auropunctatus (Small Indian mongoose)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Lutra lutra (European Otter)[1]
Lynx canadensis (lynx)[1]
Lynx lynx (Eurasian Lynx)[1]
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)[1]
Martes americana (American Marten)[1]
Martes martes (European Pine Marten)[1]
Martes pennanti (Fisher)[1]
Martes zibellina (Sable)[1]
Megaptera novaeangliae (Humpback Whale)[2]
Meles meles (European Badger)[1]
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)[1]
Mesocricetus auratus (golden hamster)[1]
Microtus arvalis (common vole)[1]
Monodon monoceros (Narwhal)[2]
Mus musculus (house mouse)[1]
Mustela erminea (Ermine)[3]
Mustela eversmanii (Steppe Polecat)[1]
Mustela frenata (Long-tailed Weasel)[1]
Mustela nivalis (Least Weasel)[1]
Mustela putorius (European Polecat)[1]
Myodes glareolus (Bank vole)[1]
Neovison vison (American Mink)[1]
Nyctereutes procyonoides (Raccoon dog)[1]
Odobenus rosmarus (Walrus)[1]
Ondatra zibethicus (muskrat)[1]
Panthera leo (Lion)[1]
Peromyscus maniculatus (deer mouse)[1]
Phacochoerus aethiopicus (desert warthog)[1]
Phoca vitulina (Harbor Seal)[2]
Physeter macrocephalus (Sperm Whale)[2]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[1]
Puma concolor (Cougar)[1]
Pusa hispida (Ringed Seal)[1]
Putorius putorius <Unverified Name>[1]
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)[1]
Rattus rattus (black rat)[1]
Selenarctos thibetanus <Unverified Name>[1]
Sigmodon hispidus (hispid cotton rat)[1]
Sorex vagrans (Vagrant Shrew)[1]
Sus scrofa (wild boar)[1]
Talpa europaea (European Mole)[1]
Tamiasciurus hudsonicus (red squirrel)[1]
Urocitellus columbianus (Columbian ground squirrel)[1]
Urocyon cinereoargenteus (Gray Fox)[1]
Ursus americanus (black bear)[1]
Ursus arctos (Grizzly Bear)[1]
Ursus maritimus (Polar Bear)[1]
Ursus thibetanus (Asian Black Bear)[1]
Vaccinium uliginosum (bog blueberry)[2]
Vulpes lagopus (Arctic Fox)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]
Xenopsylla cheopis (oriental rat flea)[1]


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Attributes / relations provided by 1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London 2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 3Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
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