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Catalin Bogdan Sirbu; Tiana Florea; Beatrice Ana-Maria Sirbu; Ana-Maria Plotuna; Ionela Hotea
•    Prof. DSc. Oleksandr Trofymchuk, UKRAINE 
•    Prof. Dr. hab. oec. Baiba Rivza, LATVIA
Both domestic and wild rabbits are susceptible to an increased number of parasites, however, only few are of economic importance.
The aim of this study was to identify the endoparasite species present in domestic and wild leporidae from Caras-Severin county, between April 2021 and March 2022.
A total of 157 leporids, 111 domestic rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and 46 wild rabbits (Lepus europaeus) were included in the study. The rabbits were grouped into three age categories: < 4 months, 4 months - 1.6 years, > 1.6 years.
Coproscopic tests (Willis method) carried out on the 111 domestic rabbits taken into study resulted in the identification of eggs from the following parasites: Eimeria spp. (52.3%), Passalurus ambiguus (4.4%), Trichocephalus leporis (4.5%) and Trichostrongylus spp. (13.5%), respectively (15.3%) of the studied leporids were negative.
The identification of parasite species present in wild hares was carried out by employing two coproparasitological methods: the Willis method and the sedimentation method. The Willis method revealed Eimeria spp. oocysts 45.7%, Trichostrongylus spp. eggs 23.9% and Trichocephalus leporis 13%. Out of a total of 46 samples, 8 were negative (17.4%). No parasitic elements were detected using the successive washing method.
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Proceedings of 22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022
22nd International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM 2022, 06-08 December, 2022
Proceedings Paper
STEF92 Technology
International Multidisciplinary Scientific GeoConference SGEM
SWS Scholarly Society; Acad Sci Czech Republ; Latvian Acad Sci; Polish Acad Sci; Serbian Acad Sci and Arts; Natl Acad Sci Ukraine; Natl Acad Sci Armenia; Sci Council Japan; European Acad Sci, Arts and Letters; Acad Fine Arts Zagreb Croatia; Croatian Acad Sci and Arts; Acad Sci Moldova; Montenegrin Acad Sci and Arts; Georgian Acad Sci; Acad Fine Arts and Design Bratislava; Turkish Acad Sci.
06-08 December, 2022
rabbits, endoparasites, Oryctolagus cuniculus, Lepus europaeus

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