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1 April 2017 Toxocara pteropodis in Free-Ranging Indian Flying Foxes (Pteropus medius) in Sri Lanka
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Toxocara pteropodis, an intestinal nematode, occurs in several captive and free-ranging pteropid bat species. We report infection in free-ranging Indian flying foxes (Pteropus medius) in Sri Lanka and contribute to our understanding of parasites in free-ranging P. medius.

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Anjana C. Karawita, Chelsea G. Himsworth, R. P. V. Jayanthe Rajapakse, Trent K. Bollinger, and Panduka de S. Gunawardena "Toxocara pteropodis in Free-Ranging Indian Flying Foxes (Pteropus medius) in Sri Lanka," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 53(2), 414-416, (1 April 2017). https://doi.org/10.7589/2016-07-170
Received: 21 July 2016; Accepted: 1 September 2016; Published: 1 April 2017
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