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Encroachment of Echinococcus granulosus into urban areas in eastern Queensland, Australia

Jenkins, David; Allen, L; Goullet, M.


Objective To investigate the prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus in wild dogs (dingos and dingo-domestic dog hybrids) living in and around human habitation on Fraser Island and in townships of the Maroochy Shire, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Australia. Design Wild dogs were humanely killed on Fraser Island and in the Maroochy Shire because they were deemed a potential danger to the public. Their intestines were collected and the contents examined for intestinal parasites. Procedure...[Show more]

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Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Veterinary Journal
DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-0813.2008.00327.x


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