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Detection of Potentially Zoonotic Strongyloides Species in Canines

A form of the soil-borne Strongyloides nematode that infects humans has been identified for the first time in canine carriers in northern Australia. The findings by Flinders University environmental health researchers, along with experts in the United States, were published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. The infective larval form of the Strongyloides spp resides in…