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Rhabditis (Rhabditella) axei in the Urine of an African in Rhodesia

  • J. M. Goldsmid (a1)

The paper discusses the occurrence of nematodes of the genus Rhabditis in man and reports the finding of specimens of what appears to be Rhabditis (Rhabditella) axei in the urine of an African female in Rhodesia. A discussion is included on the possible method of infection.

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