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Volume 63, Issue 1


The first case of Leporacarus gibbus infestation in a rabbit from Poland

Wojciech Zygner
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  • Division of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, Department of Preclinical Sciences Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Warsaw University of Life Sciences - SGGW, Ciszewskiego 8, 02-786, Warsaw, Poland
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Published Online: 2018-01-17 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2018-0024


This case report presents asymptomatic infestation with Leporacarus gibbus (formerly Listrophorus gibbus) in a pet rabbit. This is the first report of L. gibbus infestation in a pet rabbit from Poland. Previously, infestation in Poland had been detected only in hares.

Keywords: Leporacarus gibbus; Listrophorus gibbus; mite; Poland; rabbit; zoonosis


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About the article

Received: 2017-09-18

Revised: 2017-11-19

Accepted: 2017-11-21

Published Online: 2018-01-17

Published in Print: 2018-03-26

Citation Information: Acta Parasitologica, Volume 63, Issue 1, Pages 210–213, ISSN (Online) 1896-1851, ISSN (Print) 1230-2821, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ap-2018-0024.

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