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First Record of Reptilian Dracunculiasis from Southern Africa

Farquharson, Frank L.; Roos, Margaret I.; Raw, Lynn R.G.; Leslie, Bruce


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  "description": "<p>This paper reports on the first recorded case of a guinea-worm (Dracunculus&nbsp;sp.) infection in Southern Africa. This was in a wild caught specimen of Southern African Python (Python natalensis) from Swaziland (eSwatini). The symptoms and treatment are described as well as details of the larvae and adult nematodes.</p>", 
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      "name": "Farquharson, Frank L."
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      "name": "Roos, Margaret I."
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  "headline": "First Record of Reptilian Dracunculiasis from Southern Africa", 
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  "datePublished": "2018-06-14", 
  "url": "https://zenodo.org/record/3693900", 
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