Zoonotic Echinostome Infections in Free-Grazing Ducks in Thailand

  title={Zoonotic Echinostome Infections in Free-Grazing Ducks in Thailand},
  author={Weerachai Saijuntha and Kunyarat Duenngai and Chairat Tantrawatpan},
  journal={The Korean Journal of Parasitology},
  pages={663 - 667}
Free-grazing ducks play a major role in the rural economy of Eastern Asia in the form of egg and meat production. In Thailand, the geographical location, tropical climate conditions and wetland areas of the country are suitable for their husbandry. These environmental factors also favor growth, multiplication, development, survival, and spread of duck parasites. In this study, a total of 90 free-grazing ducks from northern, central, and northeastern regions of Thailand were examined for… 

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