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  • De Oliveira, R.H. 1992. On Thelazia anolabiata (Molin, 1860) Railliet and Henry, 1910 (Nematoda, Thelazioidea): A new host record and systematic considerations. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz Rio de Janeiro 87 (Suppl. 1): 217-222.
  • Elias, R., J. Mamani, C. Hermoza, and J. Kinsella. 2008. First report of thelaziosis (Thelazia anolabiata) in an Andean Cock of the Rock (Rupicola peruviana) from Peru. Veterinary Parasitology 158: 382-383.
  • 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: .
  • Otranto, D. and D. Traversa. 2004. Molecular Characterization of the First Internal Transcribed Spacer of Ribosomal DNA of the Most Common Species of Eyeworms (Thelazioidea: Thelazia). Journal of Parasitology 90(1):185-188.
  • Otranto, D. and D. Traversa. 2005. Thelazia eyeworm: an original endo- and ecto-parasitic nematode. Trends in Parasitology 21(1): 1-4.
  • Otranto, D. and M.L. Eberhard. 2011. Zoonotic helminths affecting the human eye. Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4: 41. doi:10.1186/1756-3305-4-41
  • Otranto, D., E. Tarsitano, D. Traversa, et al. 2001. Differentiation among three species of bovine Thelazia (Nematoda: Thelaziidae) by polymerase chain reaction–restriction fragment length polymorphism of the first internal transcribed spacer ITS-1 (rDNA)q. International Journal for Parasitology 31: 1693-1698.
  • Otranto, D., F. Dantas-Torres, E. Mallia, et al. 2009. Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in wild animals: Report of new host species and ecological implications. Veterinary Parasitology 166: 262-267.


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