The parasitic nematode Thelazia callipaeda is one of the two Thelazia species known to infect humans, the other (typically infecting canids and several othe mammal hosts but occasionally infecting humans) being T. californiensis (Neem 2011).
- Neem, S. 2011. Thelazia Species and Conjunctivitis Chapter 13. In: Conjunctivitis - A Complex and Multifaceted Disorder, Zdenek Pelikan (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-750-5, InTech, DOI: 10.5772/28335. Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/conjunctivitis-a-complex-and-multifaceted-disorder/thelazia-species-and-conjunctivitis .
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