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Parasitic Infections of Bicoloured White-toothed Shrew (Crocidura leucodon) from Dasht-e-Razan, Western Iran

  title={Parasitic Infections of Bicoloured White-toothed Shrew (Crocidura leucodon) from Dasht-e-Razan, Western Iran},
  author={Ali Yousefi and Ali Eslami and Sadegh Rahbari and Iraj Mobedi},
  journal={Iranian Journal of Parasitology},
  pages={123 - 129}
Background: The prevalence and intensity of endo and ectoparasites in shrews inhabiting in the Dasht-e Razan of Hamedan Province, Iran, were determined in this study. Methods: By live traps, 64 shrews belong to species bicoloured white-toothed shrews (Crocidura leucodon) were trapped during 2010–2012. Captured animals were euthanized and their gender recorded. The blood thick and thin smears were stained with Geimsa and examined for protozoan parasites. Then, ectoparasites were collected and… 

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