Survey for Trichinella spp. in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Belgium.

  title={Survey for Trichinella spp. in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in Belgium.},
  author={Francis Vercammen and Muriel Vervaeke and Pierre Dorny and Jef Brandt and Bernard Brochier and Stanny Geerts and Ron Verhagen},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={103 1-2},
Concurrently with a survey for Echinococcus multilocularis in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Flanders, northern Belgium, serological and parasitological analyses for Trichinella spp. were carried out from 1996 to 1999. Muscle samples from foxes in Wallonia, southern Belgium, were obtained during a survey for rabies and alveolar echinococcosis from 1998 to 2000. In muscle samples from tongue, diaphragm, hindlegs and tail of 179 Flemish foxes no larvae were found by trichinoscopy. Serum and… CONTINUE READING