Bird schistosomes of wildfowl in the Czech Republic and Poland.

  title={Bird schistosomes of wildfowl in the Czech Republic and Poland.},
  author={Jitka Rudolfov{\'a} and D. Timothy J. Littlewood and Jilj{\'i} Sitko and Petr Hor{\'a}k},
  journal={Folia parasitologica},
  volume={54 2},
In 2005, we dissected 102 wildfowl from the Czech Republic and 73 wildfowl from Poland including representatives of Anseriformes, Gruiformes and Gaviiformes. Schistosome infection was found in a total of 21 (29%) and 23 (23%) birds from Poland and the Czech Republic, respectively. All infected birds belonged to the order Anseriformes. The prevalences of nasal and visceral species were, respectively, 22% and 16% in Poland and 6% and 19% in the Czech Republic. Four species of schistosomes were… CONTINUE READING
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