Volume 98, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Over the past 20 years, (the oriental eyeworm) has become endemic in Europe, infecting domestic and wild carnivores and humans. The vector of this nematode, the fruit fly , has recently been discovered in the United States, and its vector competence is demonstrated for in this article, therefore representing a potential new threat for infection of carnivores and humans in the United States.


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  • Received : 07 Dec 2017
  • Accepted : 20 Dec 2017
  • Published online : 12 Feb 2018

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