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Dogs, zoonoses and public health.

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Since the first edition of this text was published in 2000, a number of important advances have been made in the fields of genetics, molecular biology and epidemiology, speciation, and immunology that have provided new insights into our understanding of the zoonotic infections humans share with dogs. The scope of the book is expanded to include three new chapters, and all previous chapters are upd...


Chapter 8 (Page no: 127)

Dogs and cestode zoonoses.

This chapter reviews the complex role dogs play in the cestode zoonoses, with a focus on the most important from a public health point of view, including Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis, to the less common Echinococcus, Diphyllobothrium, Dipylidium, Taenia, Spirometra spp. and Mesocestoides. The transmission, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and public health aspects, and the control and surveillance of these diseases are highlighted.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) The human-dog relationship: a tale of two species. Author(s): Beck, A. M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Benefits of the human-dog relationship. Author(s): Turner, D. C. Waiblinger, E. Meslin, F. X.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 24) Dog-associated problems affecting public health and community well-being. Author(s): Butcher, R. L. Keuster, T. de
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Dogs and rabies. Author(s): Wandeler, A. I. Bingham, J. Meslin, F. X.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) Dogs and bacterial zoonoses. Author(s): Chomel, B. B. Arzt, J. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 93) Dogs and protozoan zoonoses. Author(s): Snowden, K. F. Budke, C. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 109) Dogs and trematode zoonoses. Author(s): Gabrielli, A. F.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 153) Dogs and nematode zoonoses. Author(s): Morgan, E. R.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 162) Dogs and ectoparasitic zoonoses. Author(s): Halliwell, R. E. W.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 177) Dog population management. Author(s): Hiby, E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 205) Zoonoses prevention, control, and elimination in dogs. Author(s): Lembo, T. Craig, P. S. Miles, M. A. Hampson, K. R. Meslin, F. X.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 259) Fertility control in dogs. Author(s): Massei, G.