Blood Parasites in Birds From the Lowlands of Northern Colombia

@inproceedings{Londoo2007BloodPI,
  title={Blood Parasites in Birds From the Lowlands of Northern Colombia},
  author={A. Londo{\~n}o and P. Pulgar{\'i}n-R and S. Blair},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract. Blood samples from 302 wild and domesticated birds (75 species, 24 families) from two zones of lowlands in northern Colombia (Urabá Gulf and Lower Cauca) were examined for haematozoa. Microscopic observation of blood smears stained with Giemsa revealed twenty-eight individuals of 16 species (9.3% of all birds) infected with parasites of at least one genus. Plasmodium spp. accounted for 5.6% of the infections, followed by Haemoproteus spp. (2.6%), Leucocytozoon spp. (0.3%) and… Expand
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