A preliminary investigation on the gastrointestinal helminths of the Barbados green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus.

@article{Mutani2003API,
  title={A preliminary investigation on the gastrointestinal helminths of the Barbados green monkey, Cercopithecus aethiops sabaeus.},
  author={Alex Mutani and Kamara Rhynd and Gabriel Brown},
  journal={Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo},
  year={2003},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          193-5
        }
}
Faecal samples were collected from fifty three freshly captured monkeys which were kept at the Barbados Primate Research Centre and Wildlife Reserve (BPRCWR). Examination of these samples for gastrointestinal helminths using the zinc sulphate floatation method revealed an overall infection rate of 88.7%. The parasites observed included Strongyloides (62.4%), Physaloptera (58.5%), Trichuris (52.8%), Hookworm (34.0%), Oesophagostomum (30.2%), Trichostrongylus (3.8%) and Ascaris (5.7%). No… CONTINUE READING

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