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Camelostrongylus mentulatus in domestic goats from the Iberian Peninsula

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 February 2007

M.R. Ruiz de Ybáñez
Affiliation:
Parasitología y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Departamento Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
M.M. Garijo
Affiliation:
Parasitología y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Departamento Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
M. Carpintero
Affiliation:
Parasitología y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Departamento Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
C. Martínez-Carrasco
Affiliation:
Parasitología y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Departamento Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
J.M. Ortiz
Affiliation:
Parasitología y Enfermedades Parasitarias, Departamento Patología Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, 30100 Espinardo, Murcia, Spain
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Abstract

Two male worms of Camelostrongylus mentulatus were found in one of 84 murciano-granadina goats in Murcia, south-eastern Spain. This is the first report of C. mentulatus in goats in the Iberian peninsula and the possible origin and transmission of this nematode in Spain are discussed.

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Cambridge University Press 2003

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