The cestodes of foxhounds and foxes in Powys, mid-Wales.

@article{Jones1992TheCO,
  title={The cestodes of foxhounds and foxes in Powys, mid-Wales.},
  author={Aimee Jones and T. M. H. Walters},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  year={1992},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={
          143-50
        }
}
Cestodes were found in 129 of 875 foxhounds from 20 packs in Powys, mid-Wales, examined by purging in 1983-1988, in the following order of prevalence: Taenia hydatigena in 57 hounds (6.51%), Echinococcus granulosus in 27 (3.09%), Dipylidium caninum in 25 (2.86%), T. ovis in 14 (1.60%), T. pisiformis in 10 (1.14%), T. serialis in five (0.57%) and T. multiceps in four (0.46%). Of 197 foxes examined by autopsy, 22 harboured cestodes: two (1.02%) had E. granulosus, nine (4.57%) T. polyacantha… CONTINUE READING