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chaunocephalus ferox in free-living white storks in central spain.ten out of 42 (23.8%) white storks (ciconia ciconia) admitted to two rehabilitation centers in central spain had lesions caused by the trematode chaunocephalus ferox in the small intestinal wall. fourteen of the examined birds were adults, five were subadults, and 23 were chicks of various ages. parasitation was 32% (n = 8) in chicks and 13% (n = 2) in adult birds, whereas no juvenile bird was affected. among dead birds, stork chicks affected by c. ferox lesions had a lower body weight (2196.1 g ...200312887215
chaunocephalosis in a wild population of asian open-billed storks in thailand.the most common trematode collected from asian open-billed storks (anastomus oscitans) was chaunocephalus ferox (80% prevalence). the trematode was paired in granulomas in the intestinal wall. based on histological examination of these capsules, there was degeneration and necrosis of muscle cells in the tunica muscularis. granulation tissue with hetrophil and lymphocyte infiltration appeared in the granulomas. intestinal villi were shorter and wider in infected areas than in non-infected areas. ...19921512882
notes on a nodular disease of the intestine of the open-billed stork--(anastomus oscitans) caused by chaunouephalus ferox.an account is given of the pathology of open-billed storks, anastomus oscitans, suggested that the parasitic trematodes host. of nodular lesions in the small intestine caused by chaunocephalus ferox. it is lead an entirely histiozoic life in this197016509132
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