First Case of Heterochthonous Subconjunctival Dirofilariasis Described in Poland

Maria Wesolowska Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Krystian Kisza Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Marek Szalinski Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Marcin Zielinski Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Anna Okulewicz Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Marta Misiuk-Hojlo Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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Beata Szostakowska Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland; Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland; Inter-Faculty Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland

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*Address correspondence to Maria Wesolowska, Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland. E-mail: wesol@biolog.am.wroc.pl

Authors' addresses: Maria Wesolowska, Department of Biology and Medical Parasitology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland, E-mail: wesol@biolog.am.wroc.pl. Krystian Kisza, Marek Szalinski, Marcin Zielinski, and Marta Misiuk-Hojlo, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Medicine, Wroclaw, Poland, E-mails: marekmed@ak.am.wroc.pl, marcinosz@interia.pl, krystiankisza@gmail.com, and misiuk@okulist.am.wroc.pl. Anna Okulewicz, Department of Parasitology, Wroclaw University, Wroclaw, Poland, E-mail: annaok@microb.uni.wroc.pl. Beata Szostakowska, Department of Tropical Parasitology, Medical University of Gdansk, Gdynia, Poland, E-mail: bszost@amg.gda.pl.

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