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1 July 1993 Hepatic Capillariasis in Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus)
J. D. Borucinska, S. W. Nielsen
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Abstract

We present the first prevalence data of hepatic capillariasis in muskrats in Pennsylvania and Connecticut (USA). The prevalence of hepatic capillariasis in five groups of muskrats coming from different locations and numbering 81, 229, 11, 19, and 20 animals, was 42%, 78%, 36%, 16%, and 0%, respectively. Liver lesions varied from minimal to severe multifocal granulomatous hepatitis, often containing adult worms or eggs.

Borucinska and Nielsen: Hepatic Capillariasis in Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus)
J. D. Borucinska and S. W. Nielsen "Hepatic Capillariasis in Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus)," Journal of Wildlife Diseases 29(3), 518-520, (1 July 1993). https://doi.org/10.7589/0090-3558-29.3.518
Received: 30 December 1991; Published: 1 July 1993
KEYWORDS
Capillaria hepatica
muskrat
Ondatra zibethicus
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