The Alaria alata is a development stage of a trematode. It multiplies in the intestines of the final host, which are as a rule animals which eat game meat. Through. Summary: The trematode Alaria alata is a cosmopolite parasite found in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), the main definitive host in Europe. In contrast only few data. ABSTRACT. The digenean trematode Alaria alata, an intestinal parasite of wild canids is widely distributed in. Europe. The recent finding of the mesocercarial.

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This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Trematodes of animals and man; essentials of trematodology, vol.

References Publications referenced by this paper. They have only one opening, the mouth.

Although data on the pathologic changes caused by Alaria spp. Showing of 5 extracted citations. First interlaboratory test for the detection of Alaria alqta.

Alaria alata Infection in European Mink

Topics Discussed in This Paper. Filling the gaps in the classification of the Digenea Carus, Usually, they are not associated with intestinal illness.

Distribution of Alaria spp. D Mononuclear leucocytes arrowheads scattered between the fibroblastic proliferations white arrows and collagen deposits black stars. During necropsy, multiple, well-defined, whitish nodules were observed in most muscular and subcutaneous tissues Figure alaris, panel Awith no evident preferential localization.


The maturity of the granulation tissue differed substantially, depending on the muscular areas examined.

Alaria (trematode) – Wikipedia

Other hosts a,ata cats, foxes, and minks. Untersuchungen zur Helminthenfauna und zum Vorkommen von Trichinella sp. Respiratory symptoms and subcutaneous granuloma caused by mesocercariae: In humans, the clinical features of alariosis caused by infections with the North American species of Alaria vary from mild and asymptomatic to moderate with respiratory or cutaneous signs 2 or neuroretinitis 3to severe-to-lethal anaphylactic shock caused by larva migrans 45.

By microscopy, we observed that morphologic features of these larvae were consistent with A. C Histologic section showing akata encysted mesocercarium in the muscle parasite is surrounded by a capsule and pericystic inflammation, which aata to the surrounding muscular tissue. The reparatory nature of the lesions suggests that the inflammation is probably the result of direct tissue damage rather than an immune reaction targeted toward the parasitic antigens.

Alaria alata in wild boars (Sus scrofa, Linnaeus, 1758) in the eastern parts of Germany

We collected samples alaroa these tissues for artificial digestion 910 and histologic examination, using the routine paraffin-embedding protocol and the following staining methods: References Publications referenced by this paper. Note the lack of leukocyte response. Infections of Alaria can be diagnosed through faecal examination or thoracic radiographs of dogs and cats. Alaria is a genus of flatworms, or trematodesin the family Diplostomidae. Sus scrofa Search for additional papers on this topic.


This view is sustained by the presence of mononuclear cells that it infiltrates and by the appearance of the granulomatous tissue in various stages of maturation, which leads to muscle and subcutaneous fibroplasia. Fatal human infection with mesocercariae of the trematode Alaria americana. Lesions produced by mesocercariae of Alaria alata in European mink.

The inflammation was characterized by a low number of mononuclear leukocytes and fibrinous exudate and fibroplasia. Alaria alatamesocercariae, European mink, Mustela lutreolalarva migrans, parasites.

It usually takes about two weeks to develop. Les Amphibiens de France, Belgique et Luxembourg. There are two intermediate alariw involved, but there can also be paretic hosts, such as snakes, mice, birds, and humans.

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However, the alarka of other paratenic hosts is poorly known. Skip to search form Skip to main content. B Free mesocercarium after artificial digestion, showing the characteristics of A.