Identification and Intraspecific Genetic Diversity of Sarcocystis rileyi from Ducks, Anas spp., in Lithuania and Finland

@inproceedings{Prakas2014IdentificationAI,
  title={Identification and Intraspecific Genetic Diversity of Sarcocystis rileyi from Ducks, Anas spp., in Lithuania and Finland},
  author={Petras Prakas and Antti Oksanen and Dalius Butkauskas and Aniolas Sruoga and Liuda Kutkienė and Saulius. Svazas and Marja Isomursu and S Liaugaudaitė},
  booktitle={The Journal of parasitology},
  year={2014}
}
Abstract: Macroscopic Sarcocystis cysts were detected in the muscles of 28 Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), 1 Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope), and 1 Common Teal (Anas crecca) hunted in Lithuania and Finland. According to the sequences of the 18S rRNA gene, 28S rRNA gene, and ITS-1 region, the macrocysts examined from all 30 ducks belonged to Sarcocystis rileyi. This parasite was found in the Eurasian Wigeon and the Common Teal for the first time. All S. rileyi isolates examined were identical to… Expand
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