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Contemp Top Lab Anim Sci. 2002 Mar;41(2):36-46.

A review of treatments for the eradication of pinworm infections from laboratory rodent colonies.

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The Jackson Laboratory, 600 Main St., Bar Harbor, Maine 04609, USA.

Abstract

Oxyurids are common contaminants of both specific pathogen-free and conventional rodent colonies. This paper reviews the biology and life cycles of oxyurid parasites of laboratory rodents, mechanisms of action and potential adverse effects of commonly used treatments, and treatment modalities, both historical and recent.

PMID:
11958602
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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