Sarcoptic mange in wild carnivores and its co-occurrence with parasitic helminths in the Western Italian Alps

@article{Balestrieri2006SarcopticMI,
  title={Sarcoptic mange in wild carnivores and its co-occurrence with parasitic helminths in the Western Italian Alps},
  author={Alessandro Balestrieri and Luigi Remonti and Nicola Ferrari and Angelo Ferrari and Tatiana Lo Valvo and Serena Robetto and Riccardo Orusa},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
  year={2006},
  volume={52},
  pages={196-201}
}
Between 2001 and 2004, 229 foxes, 36 stone martens and 48 badgers from the western Italian Alps were examined for sarcoptic mange and for gastrointestinal helminths to investigate their prevalence and geographical distribution and to point out the existence of potential interactions among them. Sarcoptic mange was observed in 25.3±2.8% SE of foxes and in 5.6±3.8% SE of stone martens, while no badger was found infected. Helminths belonged to Cestoidea Cyclophillidea (3.0±1.1% SE), Nematoda… CONTINUE READING

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