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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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  <dc:creator>Farquharson, Frank L.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Roos, Margaret I.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Raw, Lynn R.G.</dc:creator>
  <dc:creator>Leslie, Bruce</dc:creator>
  <dc:date>2018-06-14</dc:date>
  <dc:description>This paper reports on the first recorded case of a guinea-worm (Dracunculus 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.</dc:description>
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  <dc:language>eng</dc:language>
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  <dc:rights>http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode</dc:rights>
  <dc:source>Zoonova 1(3) 34-38</dc:source>
  <dc:subject>Guinea worm</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>Dracunculus</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>Swaziland (eSwatini)</dc:subject>
  <dc:subject>Python natalensis</dc:subject>
  <dc:title>First Record of Reptilian Dracunculiasis from Southern Africa</dc:title>
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