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1 January 2002 Aberrant Toxocara canisin a Red Fox
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During necropsy of a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) heart an adult, male Toxocara caniswas found under the pericardium at the junction of the right ventricle and right atrium. The life cycle of T. canisis complex and includes tracheal and somatic migrations of larvae, and they can be found in many tissues throughout the host's body. However, it is rare for adult ascarids to be recovered outside of the small intestine. This is the first report of an adult T. canisinside the pericardial space.

Pietsch, Averbeck, and Stromberg: Aberrant Toxocara canisin a Red Fox
Gregory S. Pietsch, Gary Averbeck and Bert Stromberg "Aberrant Toxocara canisin a Red Fox," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 38(1), (1 January 2002). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-38.1.219
Received: 29 November 2000; Accepted: ; Published: 1 January 2002
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