Survey for natural Neospora caninum infection in wild and captive birds.

  title={Survey for natural Neospora caninum infection in wild and captive birds.},
  author={Tiago Wilson Patriarca Mineo and Adriano de Oliveira Torres Carrasco and T{\^a}nia F Raso and Karin Werther and Aramis Augusto Pinto and Ros{\^a}ngela Zacarias Machado},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={182 2-4},
Neospora caninum is a protozoan parasite that presents worldwide distribution and is mainly implicated as responsible for bovine abortion. Although the presence of birds in cattle-raising properties is positively correlated to higher infection rates, very little has been described about the role of these animals in the parasite's life cycle. In that sense, this work aimed to investigate the serological and histological positivity of different avian species sampled in its natural habitat or in… CONTINUE READING

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