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Sarcocystis sp. in the Red-legged Partridge, Alectoris rufa, and the Pheasant, Phasianus colchicus

Nature volume 180, page 1294 (07 December 1957) | Download Citation

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A RED-LEGGED partridge, Alectoris rufa, was sent to this laboratory from Norfolk for post-mortem examination. It was an old cock which had died of a heavy infestation of Syngamus trachea, but it was also parasitized with a species of Sarcocystis.

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  1. Game Research Station, Burgate Manor, Fordingbridge, Hampshire.

    • P. A. CLAPHAM

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