Volume 87, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



A long, slender filarial nematode was removed from the left anterior chamber of a resident of Oregon after several days of pain and blurred vision. The worm was identified as an , but it could not be further identified. This worm is the third zoonotic removed from the anterior chamber and the second case reported from the United States. Cases of zoonotic onchocerciasis continue to garner attention, and those cases affecting the eye are of particular interest.


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  • Received : 02 Aug 2012
  • Accepted : 04 Sep 2012
  • Published online : 05 Dec 2012

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