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Suncus

 

a genus of mammals of the family Soricidae of the order Insectivora. Body length, 3–15 cm; tail length, 2.5–10 cm. Savi’s pygmy shrew (Suncus etruscus) is the smallest mammal. There are about 20 species of Suncus, distributed in Africa, southern Europe, and southern Asia as far east as the Philippines and New Guinea. A few species live in meadows and marshy areas; they sometimes settle in human habitats. Feeding primarily on insects, they often eat meat and grain. The Suncus are nocturnal animals. They reproduce year-round, bearing two to five young in a litter.

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rattus 20 - Mus musculus 1 - Suncus murinus 1 - Ambarakaraka R.
Genetic variation and geographic distribution of the mitochondrial DNA in local populations of the musk shrews, Suncus murinus.
Suncus murinus and Neokia indica did not show seropositivity.
7%) * Proportion of persons who were seronegative and turned seropositive each year; **Proportion of persons seropositive and turned seronegative each year Table IV Rodents showing evidence of leptospiral infection Number Number showing Rodent species studied seropositivity Serogroups Bandicoota 9 4 Autumnalis--2 indica Djasiman--1 Pomona--1 Rattus rattus 39 2 Javanica--2 Suncus murinus 5 Nil -- Neokia indica 1 Nil -- Total 54 6 6 Presence of leptospires in urine Direct Culture % darkfield Rodent species positivity microscopy Bandicoota 44.
Imipramine (a tricyclic antidepressant with strong serotonergic properties) and fluoxetine (an SSRI) have been tested in the animal model Suncus murinus.
Inhibition of cytotoxic drug-induced vomiting in suncus by a ginger constituent.
Isolation of haemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome virus from Suncus murinus, an insectivore.
Barn Owl Pellets from Grotte d'Antsironandoha contained frogs (MNI = 4), birds (Turnix nigricollis, MNI = 1; Foudia madagascariensis, MNI = 1; Merops superciliosus, MNI = 1), afrosoricidans and soricomorphans (Setifer setosus, MNI = 1; Suncus madagascariensis, MNI = 1), rodents (Mus musculus, MNI = 8; Rattus rattus, MNI = 28), and a northern rufous mouse lemur (Microcebus tavaratra, MNI = 1).
1) 0/129 Cricetulus barabensis hamsters 0/17 0/9 Suncus murinus shrews 4/89 (4.
The reaction of Funambulus tristriatus, Rattus blanfordi and Suncus murinus to Kyasanur forest disease virus.
norvegicus, Suncus murinus, Mus calori, and Crocidura watasei) for the present study.
In Mahajanga, ongoing studies have shown that the Asiatic shrew, Suncus murinus, accounts for up to 75% of the trapped animals and is a regular carrier of the rat flea, X.