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What are blood and tissue filarial nematodes?

What are the two types of nematodes?

  • Two major groups of nematodes include Trichinella and filaria. Trichinella are tissue nematodes that cause trichinellosis (aka trichinosis). Species that infect humans include: T. spiralis, T. pseudospiralis, T. nativa, T. nelsoni, T. bitovi, T. murelli, and T. papuae.

What are the nematodes that cause trichinosis?

  • Trichinella are tissue nematodes that cause trichinellosis (aka trichinosis). Species that infect humans include: T. spiralis, T. pseudospiralis, T. nativa, T. nelsoni, T. bitovi, T. murelli, and T. papuae.

What is the difference between nematodes and gordiids?

  • The first clear distinction between the nemas and gordiids was realized by Vejdovsky when he named a group to contain the horsehair worms the order Nematomorpha. In 1919, Nathan Cobb proposed that nematodes should be recognized alone as a phylum.

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