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1 January 1991 Evidence of Prenatal Infection in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates) with the Lungworm Halocercus lagenorhynchi (Nematoda: Pseudaliidae)
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Adult lung nematodes identified as Halocercus lagenorhynchi were collected from the lungs of four Tursiops truncatus calves. The calves ranged in age from newborn to 3-wk-old and were found on both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of Florida (USA). This finding suggests the possibility of a more cosmopolitan distribution of prenatal infection with lung nematodes in cetaceans than previously suspected.

Dailey, Walsh, Odell, and Campbell: Evidence of Prenatal Infection in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates) with the Lungworm Halocercus lagenorhynchi (Nematoda: Pseudaliidae)
Murray Dailey, Mike Walsh, Daniel Odell, and Terry Campbell "Evidence of Prenatal Infection in the Bottlenose Dolphin (Tursiops truncates) with the Lungworm Halocercus lagenorhynchi (Nematoda: Pseudaliidae)," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 27(1), 164-165, (1 January 1991). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-27.1.164
Received: 26 March 1990; Published: 1 January 1991
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