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Detection and molecular characteristics of Rhytidodoides sp. (Digenea: Rhytidodidae) from the gall bladder of green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan.

Parasitol Int 2021 Aug 7;83:102377. Epub 2021 May 7.

Laboratory of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Okayama University of Science, 1-3 Ikoinooka, Imabari 794-8555, Japan.

Trematodes of the genus Rhytidodoides are parasitic in marine turtles. Of the already known species, Rhytidodoides similis Price, 1939, occurs especially in the gall bladder. In this study, we surveyed 73 green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan, and detected Rhytidodoides sp. Read More

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The Genus Price, 1939 (Digenea: Rhytidodidae) in Brazil: New Geographic Occurrence and Report of Pathology in the Gallbladder.

Helminthologia 2019 Jun 1;56(2):175-182. Epub 2019 Jun 1.

North Fluminense State University - Darcy Ribeiro (UENF), Campos dos Goytacazes, Zip code (CEP): 28013-602, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil.

The present note describes the occurrence of and (Digenea: Rhytidodidae) in the gallbladder of two juvenile green turtles ( - Testudines, Cheloniidae) found on the coast of Brazil. Both were detected in gallbladder and intestine of green turtles: (United States, Panama, Costa Rica and Brazil) and (United States, Panama and Costa Rica). This note is the first report of in Brazil and South-West Atlantic Ocean. Read More

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Spirorchiidiosis (Digenea: Spirorchiidae) and lesions associated with parasites in Caribbean green turtles (Chelonia mydas).

Vet Rec 2007 Oct;161(14):482-6

Departamento de Patología, Escuela de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional, po Box 86, Heredia 3000, Costa Rica.

Forty-seven nesting green turtles (Chelonia mydas) were examined for parasitic pathogens. Four species of cardiovascular flukes (Digenea: Spirorchiidae), Learedius learedi, Hapalotrema postorchis, Monticellius indicum and Amphiorchis solus were collected from 39 of 40 of the turtles, and Neospirorchis species were identified in seven of the 47 by histological examination. The pathological changes associated with the spirorchiids and their eggs included aneurysms, arteritis of great vessels with dark nodular thickenings, endocarditis, haemorrhagic lesions, thrombi, vasculitis, and granulomatous reactions in all the turtles. Read More

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October 2007
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