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Toxocara cati (feline roundworm)

Wikipedia Abstract

Toxocara cati (toxo=arrow + cara=head;synonym Toxocara mystax, common name feline roundworm) is worldwide distributed parasite of cats and other felids and it is one of the most common nematodes of cats. Adult worms are localised in gut of the host. In adult cats, the infection is usually asymptomatic. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal.
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Providers

Parasite of 
Acinonyx jubatus (Cheetah)[1]
Caracal caracal (Caracal)[1]
Civettictis civetta (African Civet)[1]
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[1]
Felis chaus (Jungle Cat)[1]
Felis silvestris (Wildcat)[1]
Felis silvestris lybica (African wild cat)[1]
Helogale parvula (Common Dwarf Mongoose)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]
Leptailurus serval (Serval)[1]
Lynx canadensis (lynx)[1]
Lynx lynx (Eurasian Lynx)[1]
Lynx pardinus (Iberian Lynx)[1]
Lynx rufus (Bobcat)[1]
Lynx rufus baileyi (Bobcat)[1]
Martes foina (Beech Marten)[1]
Panthera leo (Lion)[1]
Panthera pardus (Leopard)[1]
Prionailurus bengalensis (Leopard Cat)[1]
Puma concolor (Cougar)[1]
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)[1]
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)[1]

Distribution

New Zealand (Alien);

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Citations

Species recognized by Gordon D., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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