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Volume 23, Number 8—August 2017
Research Letter

Candidatus Dirofilaria hongkongensis as Causative Agent of Human Ocular Filariosis after Travel to India

Stefan Winkler, Andreas Pollreisz, Michael Georgopoulos, Zsuzsanna Bagò-Horvath, Herbert Auer, Kelvin Kai-Wang To, Jürgen Krücken, Sven Poppert, and Julia WalochnikComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria (S. Winkler, A. Pollreisz, M. Georgopoulos, Z. Bagò-Horvath, H. Auer, J. Walochnik); University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China (K.K-.W. To); Freie Universität Berlin, Germany (J. Krücken); Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine, Hamburg, Germany (S. Poppert); Regio Klinikum, Wedel, Germany (S. Poppert)

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Video. Surgical extraction of a 13-cm worm from the eye of a patient with Dirofilaria repens infection . (Source)

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