Parasites of South African wildlife. III. Helminths of common reedbuck, Redunca arundinum, in Natal.

  title={Parasites of South African wildlife. III. Helminths of common reedbuck, Redunca arundinum, in Natal.},
  author={Joop D F Boomker and Ivan G. Horak and J R Flamand and Marcus Keep},
  journal={The Onderstepoort journal of veterinary research},
  volume={56 1},
Twenty-six common reedbuck, Redunca arundinum, were shot in pairs at monthly intervals for 13 consecutive months in the Himeville region of Natal. Ten nematode species, 2 cestodes and 1 trematode were recovered from these animals. Cooperia yoshidai was both the most numerous and most prevalent worm and peak burdens occurred during summer. Thirty-one reedbuck, killed at different intervals in various localities within the St. Lucia Reserve, harboured between 4 and 11 nematode species, 1 cestode… CONTINUE READING
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