A second case of human conjunctival infestation with thelazia gulosa and a review of T. gulosa in North America

Richard S. Bradbury, Dianne Travers Gustafson, Sarah G.H. Sapp, Mark Fox, Marcos De Almeida, Michelle Boyce, Peter Iwen, Vicki Herrera, MacKevin Ndubuisi, Henry S. Bishop

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Abstract

We describe a second case of human infection caused by Thelazia gulosa (the cattle eye worm), likely acquired in California. For epidemiologic purposes, it is important to identify all Thelazia recovered from humans in North America to the species level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)518-520
Number of pages3
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume70
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1 2020

Keywords

  • Conjunctivitis
  • Helminth
  • Parasitic
  • Thelazia
  • Thelaziasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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