The first report of serratospiculiasis in Great Tit (Parus major) in Slovakia

@article{Knigov2013TheFR,
  title={The first report of serratospiculiasis in Great Tit (Parus major) in Slovakia},
  author={Al{\vz}beta K{\"o}nigov{\'a} and Ladislav Moln{\'a}r and Gabriela Hr{\vc}kov{\'a} and Mari{\'a}n V{\'a}rady},
  journal={Helminthologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={50},
  pages={254-260}
}
Serratospiculiasis is a parasitic disease caused by filariid nematodes of the genus Serratospiculum, the subfamily Dicheilonematinae. Serratospiculum spp. parasitizes the air sacs and members of this genus have been found in various species of Falcons, Bald Eagles and Cooper’s Hawk from all around the world. In the present study, infection with Serratospiculum was confirmed for the first time in the Great Tit in Slovakia. Nematode infestation was identified post mortem. Lesions in the… CONTINUE READING

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