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The Scientific World Journal
Volume 2014, Article ID 874014, 5 pages
Research Article

Spirometra (Pseudophyllidea, Diphyllobothriidae) Severely Infecting Wild-Caught Snakes from Food Markets in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, Guangdong, China: Implications for Public Health

1Guangdong Provincial Wildlife Rescue Center, Guangzhou 510520, China
2Guangdong Entomological Institute (South China Institute of Endangered Animals), No. 105, Xin Gang Road West, Guangzhou 510260, China

Received 29 August 2013; Accepted 21 October 2013; Published 16 January 2014

Academic Editors: S. A. Babayan, M. Chaudhuri, and E. L. Jarroll

Copyright © 2014 Fumin Wang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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