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1 January 2012 Screening for Trichinella britovi infection in red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Southeastern France
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From 2006 to 2009 we screened 108 red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and 894 wild boars (Sus scrofa) in Haut-Var, France for Trichinella britovi infection. Prevalences were 2.7 and 0% respectively. The fox may be considered a predictive sentinel for Trichinella in the Haut-Var ecosystem.

Olivier Aoun, Sandrine A. Lacour, Aurélie Levieuge, Jean-Lou Marié, Isabelle Vallée, and Bernard Davoust "Screening for Trichinella britovi infection in red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and wild boar (Sus scrofa) in Southeastern France," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(1), 223-225, (1 January 2012). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-48.1.223
Received: 1 January 2010; Accepted: 1 August 2011; Published: 1 January 2012
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