Trypanosoma fallisi Martin and Desser
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Martin DS, et al. A light and electron microscopic study of Trypanosoma fallisi N. Sp. in toads (Bufo americanus) from Algonquin Park, Ontario. J. Protozool. 37: 199-206, 1990. PubMed: 2359048
Martin DS, et al. Allozyme comparision and infectivity of cultured stages of Trypanosoma fallisi from sourthern Ontario and a trypanosome of toads from northern Michigan. J. Parasitol. 78: 1083-1086, 1992.
Martin DS, Desser SS. Development of Trypanosoma fallisi in the leech, Desserobdella picta, in toads (Bufo americanus), and in vitro. A light and electron microscopic study. Parasitol. Res. 77: 18-26, 1991. PubMed: 1994366
Martin DS, Desser SS. Infectivity of cultured Trypanosoma fallisi (Kinetoplastida) to various anuran species and its evolutionary implications. J. Parasitol. 77: 498-500, 1991. PubMed: 2040964
Martin DS, et al. Allozyme comparison of three Trypanosoma species (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) of toads and frogs by starch-gel electrophoresis. J. Parasitol. 78: 317-322, 1992. PubMed: 1556645