Pathogens 2021 Apr 14;10(4). Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Regioni Lazio e Toscana, Viale Europa 30, 58100 Grosseto, Italy.
The genus , in the nematode family , includes several species that parasitize the urinary bladders of wild and domestic carnivores. The infection has been reported worldwide from several wildlife species, including canids, mustelids, and felids, but the pathological aspects have seldom been investigated. In order to assess the presence and severity of the lesions in -infected wildlife, we performed a parasitological and pathological examination of urinary bladders from 72 animals, belonging to the families (red fox , = 28, and wolf , = 29) and (beech marten , = 3; pine marten , = 2; and European badger , = 10). Read More