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2015-01-29 08:34:16

scil animal care company to Offer Heska Hematology and Chemistry Instruments, Including Heska's New 5 Part Hematology Instrument, Element HT(TM)5 LOVELAND, Colo., Jan.

2015-01-22 23:06:10

Winter time is when kids share hats, coats and scarves, giving lice an easy vehicle for spreading throughout classrooms and schools.

2015-01-20 23:14:21

Bed Sized Bed Bug Trap LLC has invented a unique trap designed to make all other methods of bed bug control obsolete.

2015-01-16 23:02:57

With the holiday season coming to a close, New Yorkers might find that their out of town guests left more behind than stray cell phone chargers.

2015-01-09 08:25:09

Stop Lice Cold with Vamousse for Effective Shampoo Protection MORRISVILLE, N.C., Jan.

2015-01-02 23:01:37

The special traps, as powerful as DDT, are only available from Bed Sized Bed Bug Trap LLC because the technology is patent pending (US20130067796 A1).

2014-12-31 23:03:56

January marks the grand opening of the newest Lice Troopers lice treatment center.

2014-12-30 23:04:29

Kendall gets ready to welcome the premier, all-natural lice removal service.

2014-12-29 23:03:08

With head lice affecting between six and twelve million individuals every year, it’s no wonder business is booming for professional lice removal services and treatment centers.

bed bugs
2014-12-26 07:49:12

It has taken her several years and over 180,000 bites, but Simon Fraser University biologist Regine Gries has discovered a group of chemical attractants that could help end the global bedbug epidemic.


Latest Parasites Reference Libraries

Nematology
2013-09-30 13:49:26

Nematology is the study of nematodes, also known as roundworms, which first began in the nineteenth century. Like many fields of study, nematology began with ancient recordings and descriptions lacked elements of modern science. The oldest record of a nematode occurs in the Pentateuch in the fourth book of Moses known as Numbers. The reference, although not plainly stating roundworms or nematodes, is thought to refer to Dracunculus medinensis, a species that is native to the area near the Red...

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

Paragonimus westermani
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

Lancet Liver Fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The lancet liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is thought to be native to over thirty countries including Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Iran, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ghana, and Nigeria, among many other areas. It is also found in South and North America and in Australia. It is typically found in cattle or other grazing species, so it is thought to prefer a habitat that supports these species. It is similar in...

Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

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Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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