Blood Parasites in Wood Storks (Mycteria americana) From the Southeastern United States

  title={Blood Parasites in Wood Storks (Mycteria americana) From the Southeastern United States},
  author={Cody J. Zabransky and Stephen L. Webb and A M Fedynich and Albert Lawrence Bryan},
  booktitle={Journal of Parasitology},
Wood storks (Mycteria americana) are endangered throughout their breeding range in the United States. Because of this, researchers have had little opportunity to thoroughly examine the continental wood stork population for endoparasites. The blood protozoan Haemoproteus crumenium has been identified from several populations of wood storks in North America. However, there have been no reports of wood storks being infected with species of Plasmodium or Leucocytozoon. During 2003, 42 nestling wood… 

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