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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

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From: Multiplex PCRs for the specific identification of marsupial and deer species from faecal samples as a basis for non-invasive epidemiological studies of parasites

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Mdeer-PCR and Mmars-PCR allow the unequivocal identification of cervid and marsupial species, respectively, present in Melbourne’s water catchment areas based on amplicon size: Eastern grey kangaroo (Macropus giganteus; 250 bp), swamp wallaby (Wallabia bicolor; 425 bp) and common wombat (Vombatus ursinus; 289 bp); fallow deer (Dama dama; 197 bp), red deer (Cervus elaphus; 482) and sambar deer (Rusa unicolor; 161 bp). In addition to a no-template control, goat and rabbit DNAs were included as controls to demonstrate PCR specificity

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