Parasite load of European brown hares in Austria and the Czech Republic

  title={Parasite load of European brown hares in Austria and the Czech Republic},
  author={Karel Chroust and Miroslav Vodnansky and Jiri Pikula},
The parasite load of brown hares (Lepus europaeus) is of great interest to hunting ground managers and veterinarians. We compared the prevalence and intensity of parasitic infections in 362 hares from Austria and the Czech Republic with respect to age and body weight. Samples of the entire gastrointestinal tract, liver and lungs were collected during autumn hunting events in 2007. The parasite spectrum of hares included Protostrongylus pulmonalis, Graphidium strigosum, Trichostrongylus… CONTINUE READING


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