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[presence of trypanosoma pestanai bettencourt and frança, 1905, in badgers from the south of france]. 20036008533
evidence for a role of the host-specific flea (paraceras melis) in the transmission of trypanosoma (megatrypanum) pestanai to the european badger.we investigated the epidemiology of trypanosoma pestanai infection in european badgers (meles meles) from wytham woods (oxfordshire, uk) to determine prevalence rates and to identify the arthropod vector responsible for transmission. a total of 245 badger blood samples was collected during september and november 2009 and examined by pcr using primers derived from the 18s rrna of t. pestanai. the parasite was detected in blood from 31% of individuals tested. t. pestanai was isolated from primary ...201121340028
bronchoalveolar lavage cytology from captive badgers.bronchoalveolar lavage (bal) fluid is evaluated for the diagnosis and study of lung disease and airway inflammation. cytologic profiles for bal fluid have not been reported for badgers and may be useful in understanding the pathogenesis of pulmonary diseases such as mycobacterium bovis.200919351340
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