Can anyone suggest the name, etc., of this helminth?
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Yamaguti (1958) listed all the kinds of helminths known from cottonmouths.
"Natural History of Cottonmouth Moccasin, Agkistrodon piscovorus (Reptilia)" by Ray D. Burkett
Most of them were infested and five kinds of helminths were identified.
"Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus" by Henry S. Fitch
Important Helminth Infections in Southeast Asia.
While previous research has suggested that reintroducing helminths and other microbials back into these patients might help, exactly how these worms seem to work their intestinal magic was unclear.