Identification of Acanthocephala on Water Monitor Lizard (Varanus salvator) Human Consumed in Sidoarjo

Journal of Parasite Science

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Title Identification of Acanthocephala on Water Monitor Lizard (Varanus salvator) Human Consumed in Sidoarjo
 
Creator Wicaksono, Ahmad Herdianto
Poetranto, Emmanuel Djoko
Hernawati, Tatik
Setiawan, Boedi
 
Subject
Acanthocephala, Varanus salvator, semichen-acetic, Carmine, transmit, zoonosis
 
Description Water monitor lizards are consumed by humans for its meat. The demand this reptile consumption because the taste and belief of the people in healing disease. Based on habitat and food, they have the potential to transmit zoonosis and have a high possibility of being infested by parasites. One of the possible disease that could infect water monitor and transmitted to human is acanthocephaliasis, infection from Acanthocephalan. Which previous research found Acanthocephala on intestine of frog. This research aims to know and identify Acanthochepala worms that infect water monitor lizards. Based on the results, 40 samples were used and there are 2 positive samples with Acanthocephalan in the body cavity.
 
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
 
Contributor
 
Date 2020-09-16
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/JoPS/article/view/29159
10.20473/jops.v4i2.29159
 
Source Journal of Parasite Science; Vol 4, No 2 (2020): Journal of Parasite Science; 71-74
2656-5331
2599-0993
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://e-journal.unair.ac.id/JoPS/article/view/29159/15256
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Journal of Parasite Science
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0
 

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