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Čabrilo, Olivera Bjelić; Simin, Verica; Miljević, Vilan; Čabrilo, Borislav; Mijatović, Dragana; Lalošević, Dušan
In: SCIENDO / Helminthologia, 5 , pp. 213–221, 2018, ISSN: 3.
As part of routine monitoring of foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and jackals (Canis aureus) on the territory of Vojvodina province (northern Serbia), an analysis of respiratory and cardiopulmonary parasitic nematodes was conducted. Both host species harbored Eucoleus aerophilus, E. boehmi and Crenosoma vulpis, whereas Angiostrongylus vasorum was found only in foxes. A high prevalence of infection (72.6 %) was noted for E. aerophilus in foxes. The remaining parasite species occurred less frequently in both host species. In all species where it could be quantiﬁ ed, a high degree of parasite aggregation within host individuals was noted. Single species infections were most common, whereas two and three species infections occurred less frequently in both host species. The distribution of abundance of E. aerophilus was affected by host sex, with abundances higher in male foxes. Sampling site and year inﬂ uenced abundance variation in E. boehmi.