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A survey of Angiostrongylus species in definitive hosts in Queensland

Aghazadeh, Mahdis; Reid, Simon A.; Aland, Kieran; Cadavid Restrepo, Angela; Traub, Rebecca; McCarthy, J.S; Jones, Malcolm K.

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Despite the recent sporadic reports of angiostrongyliasis in humans, dogs and wildlife in eastern Australia there has been no systematic study to explore the epidemiology of Angiostrongylus spp. in definitive and intermediate hosts in the region. Little is known about the epidemiology of Angiostrongylus species in the definitive host in southeast Queensland, since the only survey conducted in this region was performed in the late 1960s. In this study, free-living populations of Rattus spp. were...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98772
Source: International Journal for Parasitology:Parasites and Wildlife
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2015.06.003

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