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  • News - 6 May 2004
    School superintendents and principals, pet store operators and the public are being warned of the potential health risks associated with exposure to giant African snails (Achatina fulica) that have...
  • Health - 23 Aug 2018
    The parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus cantonensis or the rat lungworm is a parasitic worm residing in the pulmonary arteries of rats. The parasite stays alive in the feces of infected rats.
  • News - 20 Nov 2009
    A nutritionist in Nigeria says that malnutrition and iron deficiency in schoolchildren could be reduced in her country by baking up snail pie. In a research paper to be published in the International...
  • Health - 23 Aug 2018
    The parasitic nematode Angiostrongylus can cause gastrointestinal or central nervous system (CNS) disease in humans. The species Angiostrongylus cantonensis (A. cantonensis) or the rat lungworm is...
  • Health - 23 Aug 2018
    Angiostrongyliasis or rat lungworm disease is a type of disease that affects the spinal cord and the brain in human beings. Angiostrongylus cantonensis, a parasitic nematode found in rodents, is the...
  • Health - 23 Aug 2018
    The Rat Lungworm disease (RLWD), or Angiostrongyliasis, is caused by Angiostrongylus cantonensis (A. cantonenis), a roundworm parasite that affects the central nervous system. The Hawaii department of...