Occurence of Trichina spiralis in fur-bearing animals, dogs, cats, wild foxes, etc., and rats in Denmark

Christiansen, M.; Mejlbo, E.

Medl Danske Dyrlaegefor 26(20): 1-12


Examination was made of 3003 silver foxes and 1813 minks from fur farms in all parts of Denmark, of 961 wild foxes, 68 badgers, 955 rats from fur farms and Copenhagen dumping grounds, 1729 dogs and 875 cats. All were negative for trichiniasis except 1 cat of unknown history from Copenhagen.