"Angiostrongylus cantonensis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A species of parasitic nematodes distributed throughout the Pacific islands that infests the lungs of domestic rats. Human infection, caused by consumption of raw slugs and land snails, results in eosinophilic meningitis.
- Angiostrongylus cantonensis
- Angiostrongylus cantonenses
- cantonenses, Angiostrongylus
- cantonensis, Angiostrongylus
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