occurrence and seasonal transmission of hematozoa in wild turkeys.the occurrence and seasonal patterns of transmission of the blood protozoa of wild turkeys (meleagris gallopavo silvestris) were studied at tallahala wildlife management area (twma) (jasper county, mississippi, usa). blood smears obtained from wild turkeys in winter, spring and summer, and from sentinel domestic turkeys throughout the year were examined for haemoproteus meleagridis and leucocytozoon smithi. whole blood from wild turkeys captured in summer was subinoculated into malaria-free dome ...19902250319
blood and gastrointestinal parasites of eastern wild turkeys from kentucky and tennessee.fifty-nine gastrointestinal tracts and 52 blood samples were collected from eastern wild turkeys (meleagris gallopavo silvestris vieillot) during the spring turkey hunts of 1979-1980 from two areas in western kentucky and tennessee. eight species of parasites were recovered, and included (combined prevalence): haemoproteus meleagridis levine, 1961 (25%), hymenolepis carioca (magalhaes, 1898) (44%), metroliasthes lucida ransom, 1900 (25%), raillietina georgiensis (reid and nugara, 1961) (15%), r. ...19846492320
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