Blood parasites of mammals from Papua New Guinea.

  title={Blood parasites of mammals from Papua New Guinea.},
  author={T J Anderson},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  volume={26 2},
Thin blood smears were collected from 126 mammals representing four genera of marsupials and six genera of murid rodents. A species of Hepatozoon was discovered in the New Guinea spiny bandicoot (Echymipera kalubu), trypanosome infections were found in three genera of rodent hosts and the prevalence of a rickettsial parasite of the genus Grahamella was recorded in rodents from the genera Rattus and Melomys. Dried blood samples also were taken and screened serologically for antibodies to… CONTINUE READING


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