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A semi-slug captured in Kohala Middle School students

Semi-slug, a rat-lungworm disease vector, found in North Kohala

Staff from the University of Hawaii-Hilo Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) confirmed a collection of Parmarion martensi, an invasive slug, from the Kohala district of the Big Island. Inquiries of local residents further revealed multiple sightings in the area, indicating that this invasive pest has established in the Kohala district of the Big […]

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Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis)

College of Pharmacy at UH Hilo to receive $300K for rat lungworm research

The House Finance and Senate Ways and Means conference committees announced today the release of $300,000 in recurring funding to the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo for programs, studies, and activities related to the prevention and eradication of rat lungworm disease.

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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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