Helminth parasites found in hedgehogs (Erinaceus concolor) from Turkey.

  title={Helminth parasites found in hedgehogs (Erinaceus concolor) from Turkey.},
  author={Veli Yilg{\"o}r Cirak and Bayram Senlik and Ali Aydoğdu and Melih Selver and V. Erdal Akyol},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  volume={97 1},
Hedgehog diseases are becoming important issues for veterinary surgeons due to growing interest in this animal species among pet owners and an increase in cases of rescued hedgehogs requiring veterinary care. A parasitological study was carried out on hedgehogs (Erinaceus concolor) in the Bursa province of Turkey, found dead mainly due to road casualties, to determine their helminth parasite burden. The detected helminths and their prevalences were as follows: Physaloptera clausa (72.2… CONTINUE READING

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