The Natural Occurrence of Echinococcus Multilocularis in the Bushy-Tailed Woodrat, Neotoma Cinerea Rupicola, in Wyoming

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  • College of Health-Related Professions, Idaho State University, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Northern Colorado, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

Echinococcus multilocularis Leuckart, 1863, is reported from Neotoma cinerea rupicola Allen in Wyoming. This report represents new host and locality records for the cestode. The larva had undergone active multilocular vesiculation in the liver with minimal hos-tissue reaction. Protoscolices and calcareous corpuscles were absent.

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