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Parasitological survey on wild carnivora in north-western Tohoku, Japan.
In the winter of 1997-1998, we collected parasitological data from 60 wild carnivora in the north-western part of Tohoku region, Japan. These included 7 foxes (Vulpes vulpes japonica), 20 raccoonExpand
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LARVA MIGRANS BY BAYLISASCARIS TRANSFUGA: FATAL NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES IN MONGOLIAN JIRDS, BUT NOT IN MICE
Raccoon roundworms (Baylisascaris procyonis) and other Baylisascaris species cause patent or latent larva migrans (LM) in a variety of mammals and birds, including humans. It is not clear whether LMExpand
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Molecular Phylogeny of the Subfamily Gerbillinae (Muridae, Rodentia) with Emphasis on Species Living in the Xinjiang-Uygur Autonomous Region of China and Based on the Mitochondrial Cytochrome b and
Rodents belonging to the subfamily Gerbillinae and living in the Xinjiang-Uygur autonomous region of China were collected in field surveys between 2001 and 2003. We found four Meriones species,Expand
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Fatal Baylisascaris Larva Migrans in a Colony of Japanese Macaques Kept by a Safari-Style Zoo in Japan
A colony of Japanese macaques (Macaca fuscata fuscata) kept by a safari-style zoo in Japan experienced 9 sporadic cases of fatal neurological diseases, such as epilepsy and posterior paralysis,Expand
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IDENTIFICATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE THREADWORM, STRONGYLOIDES PROCYONIS, FROM FERAL RACCOONS (PROCYON LOTOR) IN JAPAN
Strongyloides procyonis Little, 1966 was detected about 45 years ago in raccoons (Procyon lotor) of southern Louisiana, U.S.A., and was demonstrated experimentally to cause creeping eruption and aExpand
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Epidemiological aspects of the first outbreak of Baylisascaris procyonis larva migrans in rabbits in Japan.
Larva migrans caused by the common raccoon ascarid, Baylisascaris procyonis, is a zoonotic disease of critical importance in North America. Recently we encountered the first proven outbreak of thisExpand
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Current control strategies targeting sources of echinococcosis in Japan.
The authors describe the current control strategies targeting definitive hosts of the most important zoonotic parasite in Japan, Echinococcus multilocularis. A dramatic increase in the prevalence ofExpand
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Helminth fauna of carnivores distributed in north-western Tohoku, Japan, with special reference to Mesocestoides paucitesticulus and Brachylaima tokudai.
In the winter of 1998-1999, we collected parasitological data from 54 wild carnivores in the north-western part of Tohoku region, Japan. These consisted of 38 martens (Martes melampus melampus), 14Expand
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Annual fluctuation of Schistosoma japonicum infection in field rats, Rattus rattus mindanensis, in Dagami, Leyte, Philippines.
The annual fluctuation of Schistosoma japonicum infection in field rats, Rattus rattus mindanensis, in Leyte, the Philippines was investigated. One hundrend live-traps were set for one week everyExpand
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Helminths of mustelidae in Hokkaido.
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