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Giardiasis in Native Marsupials of Tasmania

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Bettiol, SS and Beechey, JS and Davies, NJ and Goldsmid, JM, Giardiasis in Native Marsupials of Tasmania, Journal of Wildlife Disease, 33, (2) pp. 352-354. ISSN 0090-3558 (1997) [Refereed Article]

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Copyright 1997 Wildlife Disease Association

DOI: doi:10.7589/0090-3558-33.2.352

Abstract

Tasmanian native marsupials were screened for the presence of Giardia spp. over a 3 yr period, revealing a 21% prevalence in the 295 animals tested. A pilot study of experimentally infected eastern barred bandicoots (Perameles gunnii) indicated susceptibility to infection with Giardia duodenalis from a human source.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Microbiology
Research Field:Microbiology not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Other Health
Objective Field:Health not elsewhere classified
Author:Bettiol, SS (Dr Silvana Bettiol)
Author:Beechey, JS (Mrs Jennifer Beechey)
Author:Davies, NJ (Mr Norman John Davies)
Author:Goldsmid, JM (Professor John Goldsmid)
ID Code:10098
Year Published:1997
Web of Science® Times Cited:10
Deposited By:Pathology
Deposited On:1997-08-01
Last Modified:2015-12-02
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