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Volume 8, Number 3—March 2002

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Enzootic Angiostrongylus cantonensis in Rats and Snails after an Outbreak of Human Eosinophilic Meningitis, Jamaica

John F. Lindo*, Cecilia Waugh*, John Hall*, Colette Cunningham-Myrie, Deanna Ashley, Mark L. Eberhard‡Comments to Author , James J. Sullivan‡, Henry S. Bishop‡, David G. Robinson§, Timothy Holtz‡, and Ralph D. Robinson*
Author affiliations: *University of the West Indies, Jamaica; †Ministry of Health, Kingston, Jamaica; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA; §Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, US Department of Agriculture, Philadelphia, PA, USA;

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Figure 1

Adult Angiostrongylus cantonensis recovered from rat lungs. A. Adult female worm with characteristic barber-pole appearance (anterior end of worm is to the top). Scale bar = 1 mm. B. Tail of adult male, showing copulatory bursa and long spicules (arrows). Scale bar = 85 μm.

Figure 1. Adult Angiostrongylus cantonensis recovered from rat lungs. A. Adult female worm with characteristic barber-pole appearance (anterior end of worm is to the top). Scale bar = 1 mm. B. Tail of adult male, showing copulatory bursa and long spicules (arrows). Scale bar = 85 μm.

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