Natascha Leitner

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A1 Human dirofilariosis in Europe: basic facts and retrospective review In Europe domestic and sylvatic canines and felines are the reservoirs of Dirofilaria immitis and D. repens, while different culicid mosquito species act as vectors of these species. Many mosquito species feed indiscriminately on animal reservoirs and man, thus where there is canine(More)
Mosquitoes are arthropods of major importance to animal and human health because they are able to transmit pathogenic agents such as filarioids (Spirurida), vector-borne nematodes, which reside in the tissues of vertebrates. In Europe, recent research has mostly focused on mosquito-borne zoonotic species, while others remain neglected. Mosquitoes are also(More)
Nasopharyngeal myiases are caused by larvae of bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae), which have evolved a high specificity for their hosts. Bot flies (n = 916) were collected from 137 (57.6 %) out of 238 red deer (Cervus elaphus) hunted in Vorarlberg and Tyrol (Western Austria). After being stored in 75 % ethanol, larvae were identified to species level and(More)
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