Updates on the surveillance program on parasites of raccoon dogs and foxes in Denmark 2011-2012

@inproceedings{AlSabi2013UpdatesOT,
  title={Updates on the surveillance program on parasites of raccoon dogs and foxes in Denmark 2011-2012},
  author={Mohammad Nafi Solaiman Al-Sabi and Mariann Chri{\'e}l and Trine Hammer Jensen and Heidi Larsen Enemark},
  year={2013}
}
Raccoon dogs have recently invaded Denmark, which marked concern about potential introduction of parasites to native species. In the same time, a nation-wide surveillance program was initiated to screen red foxes for presence of Echinococcus multilocularis. Here, we present the results of that surveillance study, which included analyses of gastrointestinal helminths and Trichinella spp. in 99 raccoon dogs and 384 foxes collected from October 2009 to March 2012 in mainland and islands of Denmark… CONTINUE READING