Survey of parasites of rhesus monkeys housed in small social groups

@inproceedings{Phillippi1992SurveyOP,
  title={Survey of parasites of rhesus monkeys housed in small social groups},
  author={Kathrine M Phillippi and Margaret R. Clarke},
  year={1992}
}
A survey of specific parasites in fecal samples randomly collected from socially housed rhesus monkeys was done over a 1-year period. Differences in frequency of samples with parasites, and number of different species per sample, were assessed by social group composition, social group size, female reproductive status, and season of the year. Common parasites were Entamoeba coli, Iodamoeba butschlii, Balantidium coli, Strongyloides fulleborni, and Trichuris trichiura. Samples from juvenile… CONTINUE READING