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Fig. 3 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 3

From: Spatiotemporal spread of sarcoptic mange in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) in Switzerland over more than 60 years: lessons learnt from comparative analysis of multiple surveillance tools

Fig. 3

Spatiotemporal distribution of red foxes with sarcoptic mange in Switzerland (1958–2018). Municipalities from where red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) were submitted in the framework of the general health surveillance programme for wildlife (1958–2018; source: FIWI) and during the initial part of the rabies eradication campaign (1968–1990; data on mange not available for 1974 and 1977; source: SRC) are illustrated with different colours depending on whether foxes had sarcoptic mange or not and whether they were tested positive or negative for rabies. Sarcoptic mange was defined as the presence of mange-like lesions confirmed by the detection of Sarcoptes scabiei. In the periods 1958–1967, 1991–2000, 2001–2010, 2011–2018 only the municipalities with rabies occurrence (data on mange not available; source: SRC) and those without rabies analysed at the FIWI (data on mange available) were illustrated. The total number of foxes with sarcoptic mange is indicated below the corresponding period

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