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- Gori, Francesca; Armua-Fernandez, Maria Teresa; Milanesi, Pietro; Serafini, Matteo; Magi, Marta; Deplazes, Peter; Macchioni, Fabio
- International journal for parasitology 2015 v.4 no.2 pp. 252-255
- Taenia hydatigena, etc ; Canis lupus; Cervidae; Echinococcus granulosus; Taenia crassiceps; Taenia ovis; Taenia taeniaeformis; definitive hosts; eggs; feces; goats; humans; parasites; polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; rodents; sequence homology; sheep; sieving; wildlife; wolves; Italy; Show all 22 Subjects
- ... Canids are definitive hosts of Taenia and Echinococcus species, which infect a variety of mammals as intermediate or accidental hosts including humans. Parasite transmission is based on domestic, semi-domestic and wildlife cycles; however, little is known of the epidemiological significance of wild large definitive hosts such as the wolf. In this study, 179 scats of wolves (Canis lupus italicus) c ...
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