Trichiniasis among the animals in North Eastern Iran (1), 1969, 1976, 1977.

  • A N Hamidi
  • Published 1979 in
    Bulletin de la Societe de pathologie exotique et…
In 1969, 1976 and 1977, 1,039 rodents and carnivores collected from North East Iran were examined for Trichinella spiralis. Eighty four per cent of golden jackals, 30 per cent of red foxes and nine per dent of dogs were found to be infected. The importance of wild boar Sus scrofa as the source of infection is discussed.