Rat Lungworm

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Rat Lungworm Diseas AwarenessRat Lungworm Disease Awareness, by University of Hawai`i CTAHR Cooperative Extension, UH Hilo DKICP, Hawai`i Department of Ag. What is Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus) Disease? What is Rat Lungworm (Angiostrongylus) Disease? By the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Understanding Rat Lungworm Disease Robert H. CowieUnderstanding Rat Lungworm Disease and How to Prevent It by Dr. Robert Cowie, Pacific Biosciences Research Center
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Terrestrial Gastropod Mollusks as Crop Pests in Hawaii By Dave Moore, Neudorff North America

Control rodents and reduce rodent-borne disease risksControl Rodents and Reduce Rodent-Borne Disease Risks: Inform and Empower Yourself By Christopher Jacobsen Hawaii Department of Health Entomologist Safe Produce Keep Is CleanSafe Produce: Keep it Clean (UH Mānoa – DOH)

ratlungwormicon2Monster Inside Me: Outbreak- An episode aired by the Discovery Channel featuring Rat Lungworm

ratlungwormiconNews presentation by Hawaii News Now on Rat Lungworm

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Information for Growers, General Public and Home Gardeners

GROWERS Best On-Farm Food Safety Practices:  Reducing Risks Associated with Rat Lungworm Infection and Human

Slug and Snail Pesticides Registered for Hawai’i – Commercial Growers, Landscapers, and Pest Control Operators

Be Food Safe: Rinse Thoroughly Slug And Snail Pesticides for Hawaii Home and Garden Use RAP & GAP: Good, Bettah, Mo Bettah Hawaiʻi Rainwater Catchment System Programs

Be Calm handout image Keep Calm and Minimize Your Risk of Rat Lungworm Disease

 Safe Produce: Keep it Clean Handout (pdf, 5.5″ x 8.5″)

Looking for more RLWD info Looking for More Rat Lungworm Information

In the Kitchen RLWD Prevention Prevent Rat Lungworm Disease In the Kitchen  Avoid Contracting Angiostrongyliasis (Rat Lungworm Infection):  Wash Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Before Eating!

Snail and Slug Management handoutPreventing Rat Lungworm Disease: Managing Snails and Slugs

Reduce the Risk of Rat Lungworm Disease

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Scientific Research Articles & Other Useful Extension Publications

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Parmarion on Maui Parmarion martensi Simroth, 1893 (Ga stropoda:Ariophan tidae), an intermediate hostof Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm), on Maui
pdf Parasitic Infections of Man and Animals in Hawaii (UH Manoa)
Angiostrongylus cantonensis- A review of its distribution, molecular biology and clinical significance, Parisitology, May 2016
pdf2 Molluscicides and Mechanical Barriers Against Slugs
pdf3 Distribution of Eosinophilic Meningitis Cases Attributed to Angiostrongylus cantonensis
pdf4 Distribution of Parmarion cf. martensi
pdf5 Pest Management Systems to Control Rodents in and Around Packing Sheds
pdf6 Barriers, Repellents and Antifeedants for Slug and Snail Control
pdf7 Eosinophilic Meningitis Caused by Angiostrongylus Cantonensis: Report of 17 Cases
pdf8 Human angiostrongyliasis

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Resourceful Agencies and Organizations

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If you have any questions or concerns about rat lungworm infection,

please contact the Director of the Hawai‘i Department of Health on O‘ahu: Phone: (808) 586-4410.