Journal article

Molecular epidemiology and pathology of spirorchiid infection in green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas)

Phoebe A Chapman, Helen Owen, Mark Flint, Ricardo J Soares Magalhaes, Rebecca J Traub, Thomas H Cribb, Myat T Kyaw-Tanner, Paul C Mills

International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife | ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (Linkage Grant number LP110100569). We acknowledge staff at the wildlife rehabilitation facilities Australia Zoo (Beerwah, QLD) and Underwater World (Mooloolaba, QLD) as well as the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service (QPWS) for facilitatingaccess to dead turtles for examination. Chris Cazier (histology) and the Animal Genetics Laboratory (capillary electrophoresis) at The University of Queensland's School of Veterinary Science provided technical services. Thanks to Dr Paul Eden for initial work in sample collection.