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Angiostrongilidoz (angiostrongylidosis) – the helminthosis from group of nematodoses caused by the larval stage of Angiostrongylus cantonensis parasitizing in a brain. Infection happens because of consumption of crude shrimps and mollusks; meets in Oceania and Southeast Asia. Angiostrongilidoz is characterized by development of an encephalomeningitis.

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