Intestinal helminths of capybaras, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, from Venezuela.

  title={Intestinal helminths of capybaras, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, from Venezuela.},
  author={Viviana Salas and Emilio A. Herrera},
  journal={Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz},
  volume={99 6},
Quantitative parameters of intestinal helminth species and their potential relations to host characteristics in a population of capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) from Venezuela are reported for the first time. The intestines of 40 capybaras were collected during the 1992-annual harvest at Hato El Cedral. Six helminth species were found: 2 cestodes (Monoecocestus macrobursatum, M. hagmanni), 2 nematodes (Viannella hydrochoeri, Protozoophaga obesa), and 2 trematodes (Hippocrepis hippocrepis… CONTINUE READING

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