Medycyna Wet. 62 (1), 67-69, 2006
Pacoń J., Sołtysiak Z., Nicpoń J., Janczak M.
Prevalence of internal helminths in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) in selected regions of Lower Silesia
Ninety-nine red foxes from selected regions of Lower Silesia were examined regarding the infestation of internal helminths. Parasites were found in 90 (90%) of the animals. Mesocestoides sp. were the most frequent parasite observed in 88.9% of the foxes, Toxocara canis was found in 28.3%, while Taenia sp. was observed in 22.2%. Echinococcus multilocularis was observed in one animal, while Trichinella sp. was found in two foxes
Keywords: red fox, vulpes vulpes