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Strongyloides stercoralis (threadworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Strongyloides stercoralis is a human pathogenic parasitic roundworm causing the disease strongyloidiasis. Its common name is threadworm. In the UK and Australia, however, the term threadworm can also refer to nematodes of the genus Enterobius, otherwise known as pinworms.
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Parasite of 
Aotus trivirgatus (northern night monkey)[1]
Ateles geoffroyi (Central American spider monkey)[2]
Canis aureus (Golden Jackal)[2]
Canis lupus familiaris (domestic dog)[2]
Cebuella pygmaea pygmaea (pygmy marmoset)[2]
Colobus angolensis (Angolan colobus)[1]
Colobus guereza (Guereza)[1]
Felis silvestris (Wildcat)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[2]
Lynx pardinus (Iberian Lynx)[2]
Martes foina (Beech Marten)[2]
Pan troglodytes (chimpanzee)[2]
Papio cynocephalus (yellow baboon)[2]
Pongo pygmaeus (orangutan)[2]
Saguinus labiatus (red-chested mustached tamarin)[1]
Saguinus mystax (black-chested mustached tamarin)[1]
Saimiri boliviensis (Bolivian squirrel monkey)[1]
Saimiri sciureus (South American squirrel monkey)[1]
Vulpes lagopus (Arctic Fox)[2]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]
Vulpes vulpes vulpes (Red fox)[2]


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Nunn, 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.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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