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1 April 1974 AN INTRAERYTHROCYTIC PARASITE OF THE MOROCCAN TORTOISE
M. A. PEIRCE, A. R. W. CASTLEMAN
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Intraerythrocytic organisms were found in a Moroccan tortoise Testudo graeca imported into England. It is suggested that the parasites belong to the Rickettsia group of organisms and that Hyalomma aegyptium is possibly the vector.

PEIRCE and CASTLEMAN: AN INTRAERYTHROCYTIC PARASITE OF THE MOROCCAN TORTOISE
M. A. PEIRCE and A. R. W. CASTLEMAN "AN INTRAERYTHROCYTIC PARASITE OF THE MOROCCAN TORTOISE," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 10(2), 139-142, (1 April 1974). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-10.2.139
Received: 4 October 1973; Published: 1 April 1974
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