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Volume 17, Number 5—May 2011

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Human Intraocular Filariasis Caused by Pelecitus sp. Nematode, Brazil

Odile Bain, Domenico OtrantoComments to Author , Daniel G. Diniz, Jeannie Nascimento dos Santos, Norimar Pinto de Oliveira, Izabela Negrão Frota de Almeida, Rafael Negrão Frota de Almeida, Luciana Negrão Frota de Almeida, Filipe Dantas-Torres, and Edmundo Frota de Almeida Sobrinho
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (O. Bain); Università degli Studi di Bari, Valenzano, Italy (D. Otranto, F. Dantas-Torres); Universidade Federal do Pará, Belém, Brazil (D.G. Diniz, J. Nascimento dos Santos, I.N. Frota de Almeida, R.N. Frota de Almeida, L.N. Frota de Almeida, E. Frota de Almeida Sobrinho); Instituto de Medicina do Olho de Tucuruí, Tucuruí, Brazil (N. Pinto de Oliveira)

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Parasitic nematode isolated from the eye of the patient, a 29-year-old man from Brazil. A) Nematode that was removed from the iris, showing anterior (ae) and posterior (pe) extremities. Scale bar = 200 µm. B) Caudal region, subdorsal view, showing lateral alae, spicules, and the 2 postdeirids. Scale bar = 150 µm. C) Left spicule; D) right spicule. Scale bars = 20 µm.

Figure 2. Parasitic nematode isolated from the eye of the patient, a 29-year-old man from Brazil. A) Nematode that was removed from the iris, showing anterior (ae) and posterior (pe) extremities. Scale bar = 200 µm. B) Caudal region, subdorsal view, showing lateral alae, spicules, and the 2 postdeirids. Scale bar = 150 µm. C) Left spicule; D) right spicule. Scale bars = 20 µm.

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