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1 July 1996 Babesia sp. in Colombian bats (Microchiroptera)
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Two leaf-chinned bats (Mormoops megalophylla) collected in 1963 in central Colombia were heavily infected with Babesia sp., probably Babesia vesperuginis. Both bats had pronounced splenomegaly. This is the first report of a Babesia sp. infection of a bat in the Americas.

Marinkelle: Babesia sp. in Colombian bats (Microchiroptera)
Cornells J. Marinkelle "Babesia sp. in Colombian bats (Microchiroptera)," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 32(3), 534, (1 July 1996). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-32.3.534
Received: 4 January 1995; Published: 1 July 1996
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