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Aspects of the life history of Muspicea borreli (Nematoda: Muspiceidae), parasite of the house mouse ( Mus domesticus) in Australia

Spratt, David; Haycock, P; Boyden, J; Nicholas, Warwick


Prevalence of Muspicea borreli (Nematoda) infection in wild populations of Mus domesticus in forests in southeastern New South Wales and in rural Canberra, Australia was variable, relatively low and the parasite occurred predominantly in male mice. Experimental infection of BALB/c mice occurred only via subcutaneous inoculation but was achieved using i) adults containing embryonating eggs, ii) adults containing active larvae and iii) active larvae dissected from the uterus of female worms....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Parasite


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