Emerging risk of Dirofilaria repens infection in Northeastern Europe

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The nematode Dirofilaria repens is proving to be one of the fast spreading parasites in Poland and its north-eastern neighbors, this parasite is particularly important due to its ability to cause localized infection in humans and dogs which was proven by many case reports in Poland in the past 10 years, in this lecture; i will talk about the parasite, how it spreads, what are the hosts and how we can we protect ourselves and our pets against it.

Mustafa Al-Sarraf, University Of Warsaw, Faculty Of Biology, Department Of Eco. Epidemiology of Parasitic Diseases