Canine <em>Dracunculus</em> Nematode Infection, Toledo, Spain
Emerging Infectious Diseases journal
A fragment of a Dracunculus-like worm was extracted from the hind limb of a 2-year-old dog from Toledo, Spain. Cytochrome oxidase I and rRNA sequences...
Dracunculus medinensis causes human Guinea-worm disease, a target of a
-supported eradication effort. It was relatively recently discovered to also infect🐕s. There are other Dracunculus spp, including one just found in a🐕in 🇪🇸Spain: