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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

East Hawaii child is the fifth case of rat lungworm disease in 2018

The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed a case of rat lungworm disease in a toddler from East Hawai‘i. Laboratory results confirmed evidence of the rat lungworm disease parasite (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) in the child’s spinal fluid. This is the third confirmed case of rat lungworm disease contracted on Hawai‘i Island this year and the […]

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) lifecycle.

Study shows almost 94 percent of rats in Hilo are infected with Rat Lungworm

UH Hilo research shows risk of RLW disease greater than expected; legislators vow to aid in fight

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) lifecycle.

Puna infant hospitalized with rat lungworm disease

The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed an additional case of rat lungworm disease in an infant from the Puna District of Hawaii Island.

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Rat Lungworm is a rare parasitic infection that can be potentially devastating when transferred to humans, leading to coma, agonizing pain and infections.

Experts discuss Rat Lungworm Disease at UH-Hilo College of Pharmacy

Rat Lungworm is a rare parasitic infection that can be potentially devastating when transferred to humans, leading to coma, agonizing pain and infections.

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The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is reminding the public to be aware of angiostrongyliasis (rat lungworm). DOH has identified 4 probable cases of illness in 2011, and all were residents of the Big Island.

Dept of Health reports four probable Rat Lungworm cases this year

The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is reminding the public to be aware of angiostrongyliasis (rat lungworm). DOH has identified 4 probable cases of illness in 2011, and all were residents of the Big Island.

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