Parasitology Research

, Volume 109, Issue 2, pp 257–265

Review of research on hookworms (Uncinaria lucasi Stiles, 1901) in northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus, 1758)

  • Eugene T. Lyons
  • Terry R. Spraker
  • Robert L. De Long
  • Mariana Ionita
  • Sharon R. Melin
  • Steven A. Nadler
  • Sharon C. Tolliver
Review

DOI: 10.1007/s00436-011-2420-6

Cite this article as:
Lyons, E.T., Spraker, T.R., De Long, R.L. et al. Parasitol Res (2011) 109: 257. doi:10.1007/s00436-011-2420-6

Abstract

The objective of this article is to review knowledge on the hookworm Uncinaria lucasi Stiles, 1901 in northern fur seals, Callorhinus ursinus Linnaeus, 1758. Emphasis is placed on research on this host–parasite system in the Pribilof Islands, AK, USA where the bulk of the studies has been performed.

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© Springer-Verlag 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Eugene T. Lyons
    • 1
  • Terry R. Spraker
    • 2
  • Robert L. De Long
    • 3
  • Mariana Ionita
    • 4
  • Sharon R. Melin
    • 3
  • Steven A. Nadler
    • 5
  • Sharon C. Tolliver
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Veterinary ScienceUniversity of Kentucky, Gluck Equine Research CenterLexingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical SciencesColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA
  3. 3.National Marine Mammal Laboratory, Alaska Fisheries Science CenterNational Marine Fisheries Service, NOAASeattleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases and Animal BiologyFaculty of Veterinary Medicine of BucharestBucharestRomania
  5. 5.Department of NematologyUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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