Trichinella papuae and Trichinella zimbabwensis induce infection in experimentally infected varans, caimans, pythons and turtles.

@article{Pozio2004TrichinellaPA,
  title={Trichinella papuae and Trichinella zimbabwensis induce infection in experimentally infected varans, caimans, pythons and turtles.},
  author={E Pozio and Gianluca Marucci and Adriano Casulli and Luciano Sacchi and Samson Mukaratirwa and Chris M Foggin and Giuseppe La Rosa},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2004},
  volume={128 Pt 3},
  pages={333-42}
}
The discovery of Trichinella zimbabwensis in farm crocodiles of Zimbabwe has opened up a new frontier in the epidemiology of the Trichinella genus. The objective of the present study was to investigate the infectivity of encapsulated species (T. spiralis, T. nativa, T. britovi, T. murrelli and T. nelsoni) and non-encapsulated species (T. pseudospiralis, T. papuae and T. zimbabwensis) in caimans (Caiman crocodilus), varans (Varanus exanthematicus), pythons (Python molurus bivittatus) and turtles… CONTINUE READING

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