renal trematode infection due to paratanaisia bragai in zoo housed columbiformes and a red bird-of-paradise (paradisaea rubra).trematode infections affect a diverse range of avian species and the organs that are parasitised are also very varied. the family eucotylidae contains seven genera of renal flukes that parasitise various birds. in birds, mild to severe lesions have been reported for species of the genus paratanaisia, which was originally described from columbiform and galliform specimens collected in south america and has been identified in a number of wild avian species. this paper investigates eight cases of r ...201324533313
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