Potential remedy against Echinococcus multilocularis in wild red foxes using baits with anthelmintic distributed around fox breeding dens in Hokkaido, Japan.

@article{Tsukada2002PotentialRA,
  title={Potential remedy against Echinococcus multilocularis in wild red foxes using baits with anthelmintic distributed around fox breeding dens in Hokkaido, Japan.},
  author={Harehiko Tsukada and Keisuke Hamazaki and Sumiya Ganzorig and Takashi Iwaki and Keita Konno and Jose Trinipil G Lagapa and Kayoko Matsuo and Atsushi Ono and Motota Shimizu and Hidetsugu Sakai and Yasuyuki Morishima and Nariaki Nonaka and Yuzaburo Oku and Masao Kamiya},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2002},
  volume={125 Pt 2},
  pages={119-29}
}
The effect of bait-delivered anthelmintic to reduce the prevalence of Echinococcus multilocularis in wild red foxes was evaluated in Koshimizu, in the eastern part of Hokkaido, Japan. The study area (200 km2) was divided into baited and non-baited sections. The anthelmintic baits were distributed around fox den sites in the baited section every month for 13 months. After 1 year of the anthelmintic bait distribution, the prevalence of E. multilocularis in foxes, evaluated either by the parasite… CONTINUE READING