Authors: AYŞEN GARGILI, İBRAHİM FIRAT, MÜFİT TOPARLAK, HANDAN ÇETİNKAYA
Abstract: A female specimen of Dioctophyma renale was recovered from the abdominal cavity of a stray dog necropsied in Istanbul, Turkey on 8 June, 1999. The nematode was 55.5 cm in lenght, with a diameter of 0.7 (0.6-0.8) cm. This is the first case report of D. renale from Turkey.
Keywords: Dioctophyma renale, dog, İstanbul, Turkey
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