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Parasitic Diseases of Wild Mammals
We are fortunate to share Canada with a splendid wildlife resource. At home, traveling, or on vacation, interactions with animals in the wild enhance our understanding of nature and ourExpand
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Navigating parasite webs and parasite flow: emerging and re-emerging parasitic zoonoses of wildlife origin.
  • L. Polley
  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal for parasitology
  • 1 October 2005
Wildlife are now recognised as an important source of emerging human pathogens, including parasites. This paper discusses the linkages between wildlife, people, zoonotic parasites and the ecosystemsExpand
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Integrated Approaches and Empirical Models for Investigation of Parasitic Diseases in Northern Wildlife
A decade of research has yielded a multidisciplinary approach for detection, prediction, and potential mitigation measures.
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Parasite prevalence in fecal samples from shelter dogs and cats across the Canadian provinces
BackgroundIn Canada, surveys of enteric parasites in dogs and cats have been reported sporadically over the past 40 years, mostly focusing on a specific region. The present work was performed toExpand
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Giardia assemblage A: human genotype in muskoxen in the Canadian Arctic
As part of an ongoing program assessing the biodiversity and impacts of parasites in Arctic ungulates we examined 72 fecal samples from muskoxen on Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada forExpand
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Parasite zoonoses and climate change: molecular tools for tracking shifting boundaries.
For human, domestic animal and wildlife health, key effects of directional climate change include the risk of the altered occurrence of infectious diseases. Many parasite zoonoses have high potentialExpand
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Enteric parasites of free-roaming, owned, and rural cats in prairie regions of Canada.
The objective of this study was to determine prevalence, intensity, and zoonotic potential of gastrointestinal parasites in free-roaming and pet cats in urban areas of Saskatchewan (SK) and a ruralExpand
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Climate change, parasites and shifting boundaries
Background Around the world the three major components of climate change already evident and escalating in magnitude and significance are; 1) warming; 2) altered patterns of precipitation; and 3) anExpand
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A new lungworm in muskoxen: an exploration in Arctic parasitology.
Ruminants are vital elements of the Holarctic ecosystem. Little is known, however, of the structure or biology of their parasite fauna, particularly in North America. Global warming, coupled withExpand
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