An invasive vector of zoonotic disease sustained by anthropogenic resources: the raccoon dog in northern Europe.

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Süld, Karmen; Valdmann, Harri; Laurimaa, Leidi; Soe, Egle; Davison, John; Saarma, Urmas;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 9,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096358, pmc: PMC4031070
  • Subject: Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Mammalogy | Animal Behavior | Infectious Disease Epidemiology | Medicine | Epidemiology | Q | R | Population Biology | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Zoology | Parasitology
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides) is an introduced species in Europe with a continually expanding range. Since the species is capable of affecting local ecosystems and is a vector for a number of severe zoonotic diseases, it is important to understand its food ... View more
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