Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences
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.
Dioctophyma renale, dog, İstanbul, Turkey
GARGILI, AYŞEN; FIRAT, İBRAHİM; TOPARLAK, MÜFİT; and ÇETİNKAYA, HANDAN (2002) "First Case Report of Dioctophyme renale (Goeze, 1782) in a Dog in İstanbul, Turkey," Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences: Vol. 26: No. 5, Article 34. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/veterinary/vol26/iss5/34