Integrative taxonomy of European parasitic flatworms of the genus Metorchis Looss, 1899 (Trematoda: Opisthorchiidae).
Intestinal and liver flukes of birds of prey (Accipitriformes, Falconiformes, Strigiformes) from Slovakia: uniform or diverse compound?
The present study extends knowledge on the composition of the trematode fauna in Slovakia as all species except S. falconis and P. elegans that represent new host and species records in Slovakia are extended.
New data on helminth fauna of birds of prey (Falconiformes, Accipitriformes, Strigiformes) in the Slovak Republic
- P. Komorová, J. Sitko, M. Špakulová, Z. Hurníková, R. Sałamatin, G. Chovancová
- 1 December 2017
The most frequent helminth species infecting diurnal birds of prey was Strigea falconis, and the acanthocephalan Centrorhynchus aluconis was identified in four different host species of the Strigiformes order.
First finding of Trichinella pseudospiralis in two tawny owls (Strix aluco) from Sweden
Histological and molecular methods confirmed the presence of T. pseudospiralis in raptorial, carrion-feeding, and scavenging birds in Sweden and Slovakia, where the parasite has been previously documented in wildlife.
Fifteen years since the first record of Trichinella pseudospiralis in Slovakia: What's new?
Acanthocephalans of the genus Centrorhynchus (Palaeacanthocephala: Centrorhynchidae) of birds of prey (Falconiformes) and owls (Strigiformes) in Slovakia
- P. Komorová, M. Špakulová, Z. Hurníková, M. Uhrin
- Biology, Environmental ScienceParasitology Research
- 20 March 2015
Three species of thorny-headed worms of the genus Centrorhynchus were found to parasitize birds of prey and owls in the territory of the Slovakia during the years 2012–2014, with the latest, relatively rare acanthocephalan found alone in two common kestrels F. aluco represent new host records for Slovakia.
First Documented Cases of Pearsonema Plica (syn. Capillaria Plica) Infections in Dogs from Western Slovakia
Three clinical cases of dogs with Pearsonema plica infection were detected in the western part of Slovakia within five months, including the case history, clinical signs, examinations, and therapies.
Concentration of Trace Elements in Raptors from Three Regions of Slovakia, Central Europe
- Z. Hurníková, P. Komorová, P. Salamún, D. Miklisová, G. Chovancová, M. Miterpáková
- Environmental SciencePolish Journal of Environmental Studies
Slovakia situated in the territory of Central Europe has a rich mining and industrial history with a strong pollutive impact on the environment, with heavy metals and metalloids as the most often…
A survey of the endoparasites of corvids in Slovakia and a new record of Spiniglans sharpiloi tapeworm in the Eurasian magpie (Pica pica)
These are the first results of an initial study, which indicate that parasite fauna of raptors from the genus Buteo is quite diverse, and the following study will focus on identification of other parasite species.
The parasite fauna of buzzards (Buteo spp.) in the territory of Slovakia – the results of an initial study
These are the first results of an initial study, which indicate that parasite fauna of raptors from the genus Buteo is quite diverse and will contribute to the knowledge of the parasites of Falconiformes and Strigiformes.