Gastro-intestinal helminths of wild rats (brown rat-Rattus norvegicus, Berkenhout 1769) in Samsun, Turkey
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This study was carried out to determine the gastrointestinal helminths and their prevalence in the wild rats. For this purpose 34 wild rats were necropsied, and, 27 out of 34 were found infected. Prevalence of helminths were as fallow Strongyloides rani (79.41%). Heterakis spumosa (79.41%). Hymenolepis diminuta (35.49%) and Nippostrongylus brasiliensis (20.59%).