Host social rank and parasites: plains zebra (Equus quagga) and intestinal helminths in Uganda.

@article{Fugazzola2012HostSR,
  title={Host social rank and parasites: plains zebra (Equus quagga) and intestinal helminths in Uganda.},
  author={M. Fugazzola and L. Stancampiano},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={188 1-2},
  pages={
          115-9
        }
}
The main aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between the social hierarchy of plain zebra, Equus quagga, and the level of parasitism. For the study 141 fecal samples from the same number of animals were collected within the two major populations of E. quagga of Uganda (Lake Mburo Conservation Area and Kidepo Valley National Park). Quantitative (eggs per gram of feces) and qualitative parasite assessment were performed with standard methods. The relationship between parasite burden… Expand
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