Parasites (viruses, coccidia and helminths) of the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) introduced to Canary Islands from Iberian Peninsula

@inproceedings{Foronda2005ParasitesC,
  title={Parasites (viruses, coccidia and helminths) of the wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) introduced to Canary Islands from Iberian Peninsula},
  author={Pilar R. Foronda and Elena O. Figueruelo and Antonio Rico Ortega and N{\'e}stor A. Abreu and Juan Carlos Casanova},
  year={2005}
}
The presence of viruses (myxomatosis and haemorrhagic fever), helminth parasites and coccidia were studied in European wild rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) introduced from the Iberian Peninsula to Tenerife Island (Canary Islands). Rabbits were captured between 1998 and 2000 in four geographic zones in Tenerife Island. Blood samples were taken from rabbits before dissection and faeces were obtained from the rectum of the individuals for the purposes of the protozoological study. In sera samples… CONTINUE READING
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