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1 December 2008 First Report of Oxyspirura Sp. From a Captive Fulvous Owl (Strix fulvescens) in Mexico
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Nematodes similar to Oxyspirura sp. were recovered from the cornea and nictitating membrane of a fulvous owl (Strix fulvescens). The bird had been captive for several months, but died suddenly. It had no clinical history of prior diseases, including ocular lesions.

L. E. Rodriguez-Tovar, A. Casas-Martínez, R. Ramírez-Romero, A. M. Nevárez-Garza, and J. J. Zarate-Ramos "First Report of Oxyspirura Sp. From a Captive Fulvous Owl (Strix fulvescens) in Mexico," Journal of Parasitology 94(6), 1430-1431, (1 December 2008). https://doi.org/10.1645/GE-1599.1
Published: 1 December 2008
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