Dirofilaria striata infection in a North Carolina child.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
A living, adult female Dirofilaria striata was removed from the orbit of a 6-year-old boy living in Buncombe County, NC. The specific identification of the filaria was based on its size and the morphological features of the cuticle including the weak, irregular, longitudinal ridges and small but conspicuous lateral alae.
- Orihel, TC; Isbey, EK
- February 1990
Volume / Issue
- 42 / 2
Start / End Page
- 124 - 126
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States