First Report of Thelazia Callipaeda in red foxes (Vulpes Vulpes) from Portugal
- Autores: Cardoso L, Catarino AL, Loureiro F, Maia C, Otranto D, Sargo R, Silva F, Valente J
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25000721
The first cases of infection with the eyeworm Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) from Portugal are described. Worms were collected from 1 fox (7 worms) in the north and from 2 foxes (10 worms) in the central region of the country.