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Mortality in robins (Turdus migratorius) due to avian malaria.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7241710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two juvenile robins (Turdus migratorius) died shortly after being captured in Baltimore, Maryland. Both had high erythrocytic parasitemias of mixed Plasmodium infections. Postmortem examination revealed large numbers of exo-erythrocytic malarial schizonts in the liver, spleen, lungs and brain of both cases. Avian malaria was considered the primary cause of death.
J C Beier; J Strandberg; M K Stoskopf; C Craft
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wildlife diseases     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0090-3558     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Wildl. Dis.     Publication Date:  1981 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-08-10     Completed Date:  1981-08-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0244160     Medline TA:  J Wildl Dis     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Blood / parasitology
Brain / parasitology
Malaria, Avian / mortality*,  parasitology
Plasmodium / isolation & purification
Species Specificity
Grant Support
1T32A107168//PHS HHS

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