Revision for “DIPLOSTOMATIDAE” created on June 13, 2014 @ 14:29:23

<p align="CENTER"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: large;"><b>DIPLOSTOMATIDAE</b></span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Another group of trematodes found in the small intestine of cats is the Diplostomatids; adult diplostomatids occur in the intestine of birds and mammals. These trematodes are similar to the cyathocotylids in that they possess a tribocytic organ. However, they are typically divided into a marked forebody and hindbody. Cyathocotylids also possess an organ called the cirrus sac that is absent in the diplostomatids.</span></span></p> <p align="JUSTIFY"><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"> Four species of Diplostomatid have been reported in cats. One of these species, </span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>Alaria</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><i>marcianae</i></span></span><span style="color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: medium;">, has been shown capable of infecting young cats through the milk of queens that contain larval stages in their tissues.</span></span></p>

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