The Alaria alata is a development stage of a trematode. It multiplies in the intestines of the final host, which are as a rule animals which eat game meat. Through. Summary: The trematode Alaria alata is a cosmopolite parasite found in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes), the main definitive host in Europe. In contrast only few data. ABSTRACT. The digenean trematode Alaria alata, an intestinal parasite of wild canids is widely distributed in. Europe. The recent finding of the mesocercarial.

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Reichard Journal of the American Veterinary Medical…. Sus scrofa Search for additional papers on this topic. The mesocercariae transfer to their tissues and remain at this life-cycle stage.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Footnotes Suggested citation for this article: It’s been noted that another possible treatment is with fenbendazole.

Biology of Alaria spp. This assumption could explain the local absence of inflammatory reaction around the parasites.

Species of Alaria have two suckers, the oral and the ventral. Showing of 9 extracted citations. They are mostly harmless in dogs as well as the paratenic aoaria.


In other areas, the inflammatory reaction around the parasite was minimal or absent Figurepanel E. Except for 2 experimental studies that described gross lesions produced by A.

Alaria alata in wild boars (Sus scrofa, Linnaeus, 1758) in the eastern parts of Germany

References Publications referenced by this paper. The main sources for human infection are suids and frogs 1.

It has been reported that in the United States, raccoons were also found to act as an intermediate host. It is believed that she contracted the parasite from rubbing her eyes while preparing frogs legs.

Alaria alata Infection in European Mink

Showing of alarja references. If the infection levels are high, then it may cause pulmonary damage along with haemorrhage which can lead to clinical disease. After the immature Alaria parasite is ingested it makes its way to the lungs and further alaira into adults in the small intestine.

They have only one opening, the mouth. The typical structure of muscle fibers was altered around the larvae, with inflammatory cell reactions, represented mainly by lymphocytes, macrophages, and plasma cells Figurepanel D.


Our report provides a detailed description of the lesions, shown by microscopy, which suggests the pathogenic mechanisms. New data in France on the trematode Alaria alata Goeze, obtained during Trichinella inspections. Citations Publications citing this paper.

Alaria alata – en “ny” parasitær zoonose? – DTU Orbit

Family suidae Statistical Prevalence. This infection can be treated with praziquantel. Open in a separate window. Species of Alaria have complex indirect life cycles.

The pathogenic effect of A. National Center for Biotechnology InformationU.

E Microscopic detail of the inset from panel C. Suggested citation for this article: Topics Discussed in This Paper. Skip to search form Skip to main content. Citations Publications citing this paper. Usually, they are not associated with intestinal illness.

There are two intermediate hosts involved, but there can also be paretic hosts, such as snakes, mice, birds, and humans. Lesions produced by mesocercariae of Alaria alata in European mink.