Infectious Roundworms Brought to Light in Recent News

Dr. Simon "Niels" Groen & Dr. Adler Dillman Weigh In

In recent news, a 64-year-old woman was found to have a roundworm, typically found in pythons, nesting in her brain after exhibiting various strange symptoms.

Nematology department faculty members Dr. Simon "Niels" Groen and Dr. Adler Dillman were both asked to weigh in on this unusual find and provide some insight into the types of nematodes we have here in California and how we can best avoid infections from them.

If you'd like to read the full article, from UC Riverside News, please visit the link here.

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