Observations on the life-cycle of Toxocara mackerrasae

Warren E.G. (1970) Observations on the life-cycle of Toxocara mackerrasae. Parasitology, 60 2: 239-253. doi:10.1017/S0031182000078082


Author Warren E.G.
Title Observations on the life-cycle of Toxocara mackerrasae
Journal name Parasitology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1469-8161
Publication date 1970
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1017/S0031182000078082
Volume 60
Issue 2
Start page 239
End page 253
Total pages 15
Subject 2405 Parasitology
2725 Infectious Diseases
1103 Clinical Sciences
2403 Immunology
Abstract An analysis of natural infections of Toxocara mackerrasae in rattus fuscipes trapped in rain forests in south-eastern Queensland is given and Hydromys chrysogaster is listed as a new host. T. mackerrasae larvae in egg-infected mice are incapable of somatic migration but some complete development to the young adult stage can occur entirely within the alimentary tract. T. mackerrasae is capable, in low numbers, of developing to maturity in experimentally infected Rattus spp. The work was financed by grants from the University of Queensland and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia. I wish to thank Professor J. F. A. Sprent for his criticisms and suggestions during the preparation of this text.
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