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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz

Print version ISSN 0074-0276On-line version ISSN 1678-8060

Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz vol.89 no.2 Rio de Janeiro Apr./Jun. 1994 

Re-description of Trypanosoma corvi Stephens and Christophers,1908 Emend. Baker, 1976 and remarks on the Trypanosomes of the Avian Family Corvidae

N. C. Nandi1 

Gordon F. Bennett2 

Zoological Surveu of India, Calcuta, India

Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Biology, International Reference Centre for Avian Haematozoa, Newfoundland, Canada


The trypomastigote, epimastigote and amastigote stages of Trypanosoma corvi Stephens and Christophers, 1908 emend. Baker, 1976 from the peripheral blood, heart and bone marrow are described herein. Other trypanosomes described from the Corvidae are compared to T. corvi and their status is discussed.


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