Health risks associated with wild animal translocation: a case of the European bison and an alien parasite

@article{Vadlejch2016HealthRA,
  title={Health risks associated with wild animal translocation: a case of the European bison and an alien parasite},
  author={Jaroslav Vadlejch and Iveta A. Kyri{\'a}nov{\'a} and Kateřina Rylkov{\'a} and Miloslav Zikmund and Iva Langrov{\'a}},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2016},
  volume={19},
  pages={1121-1125}
}
Introducing an animal into a new location could be hazardous in the form of disease transmission, especially with respect to infections that are often overlooked. Such introduced infectious agents, including parasitic ones, then pose potential danger to the native animal population. Within the conservation program, the European bison was introduced into many European countries. However, this largest European herbivore was recognized as a new host for an invasive parasitic nematode, Ashworthius… CONTINUE READING