Chaunocephalus ferox (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) infection associated with fatal cachexia in a white stork (Ciconia ciconia)

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Post-mortem examination of a sub-adult debilitated white stork (Ciconia ciconia) from southern Italy showed nodular enteritis associated with massive infection by Chaunocephalus ferox (Digenea: Echinostomatidae). Pathological changes included lesions ranging from traumatic destruction of tissues with hemorrhages and thickness of mucosa and submucosa at… (More)
DOI: 10.2478/s11687-013-0129-z

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@article{Santoro2013ChaunocephalusF, title={Chaunocephalus ferox (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) infection associated with fatal cachexia in a white stork (Ciconia ciconia)}, author={Maria In{\^e}s Rocha Miritello Santoro and Benjam{\'i}n Uberti and G. Galiero and Franco Prisco and Nicola D’Alessio and V. Veneziano}, journal={Helminthologia}, year={2013}, volume={50}, pages={181-184} }