Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Sentinel Animal

  • Heinz MehlhornEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_4318

Animal that might be used as an indicator of the presence of a given pathogen in a defined area, when it is experimentally exposed to this pathogen.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany