Additional Observations on Blood Parasites of Birds in Costa Rica

@inproceedings{Valkinas2004AdditionalOO,
  title={Additional Observations on Blood Parasites of Birds in Costa Rica},
  author={Gediminas Valkiūnas and Tatjana A. Iezhova and Daniel R. Brooks and Ben Hanelt and Sara V. Brant and Marie Sutherlin and Douglas Causey},
  booktitle={Journal of Wildlife Diseases},
  year={2004}
}
Birds from the Area de Conservación Guanacaste in northwestern Costa Rica were surveyed for blood parasites in June 2001 and December 2001–January 2002. Of 354 birds examined, representing 141 species of 35 families and 15 orders, 44 (12.4%) were infected with blood parasites. Species of Haemoproteus (4.8% prevalence), Plasmodium (0.6%), Leucocytozoon (0.3%), Trypanosoma (2.0%), and microfilariae (7.6%) were recorded. Twelve species of birds in this survey were examined for blood parasites for… 

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