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1 April 1988 HEPATOZOONOSIS IN FOXES FROM PORTUGAL
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Hepatozoon sp. is described for the first time in foxes (Vulpes vulpes silacea) in Portugal. Of 301 foxes examined, 143 (48%) were infected. The gametocyte was the predominant stage of the life cycle and was found in every organ except the bone marrow, where schizonts were the most abundant stage. The morphological similarity of this parasite's gametocytes to Hepatozoon canis is emphasized.

Conceição-Silva, Abranches, Silva-Pereira, and Janz: HEPATOZOONOSIS IN FOXES FROM PORTUGAL
F. M. Conceição-Silva, P. Abranches, M. C. D. Silva-Pereira, and J. G. Janz "HEPATOZOONOSIS IN FOXES FROM PORTUGAL," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 24(2), 344-347, (1 April 1988). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-24.2.344
Received: 6 January 1987; Published: 1 April 1988
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