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A Natural Infection of Fascioloides magna in a Llama (Lama glama)

G. A. Conboy, T. D. O'Brien and D. L. Stevens
The Journal of Parasitology
Vol. 74, No. 2 (Apr., 1988), pp. 345-346
DOI: 10.2307/3282468
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3282468
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Abstract

A young, female llama (Lama glama) was euthanized following the onset of hindleg paresis and paralysis. Live trematodes, identified as Fascioloides magna, were identified from the liver of this animal. This represents the first report of F. magna in a llama.

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