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Oslerus osleri is a nematode parasite of wild and domestic canids with a worldwide distribution. The parasite is uncommon in Sweden. It causes characteristic nodules at the bifurcation of the trachea. Clinical signs include cough, exercise intolerance and dyspnea. The infection is commonly slowly...

Author(s)
Isaksson, I.
Publisher
Sveriges Veterinärförbund, Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Svensk Veterinärtidning, 2017, 69, 4, pp 11-16
Abstract

Infections of domesticated dogs by a worldwide parasitic nematode Filaroides osleri (Oslerus osleri) lead to verminous tracheobronchitis that are often misdiagnosed clinically as kennel cough, due to infection with the bacterium Bordetella bronchiseptica. Diagnosis of two canine cases in Wyoming,...

Author(s)
Yao, C. Q.; O'Toole, D.; Driscoll, M.; McFarland, W.; Fox, J.; Cornish, T.; Jolley, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 179, 1/3, pp 123-129
Abstract

Objective: To describe an unusual clinical presentation of Oslerus osleri infection in the dog and to review current diagnostic and treatment strategies for this infection. Case Summary: A 2-year-old Briard presented as an emergency for evaluation of acute respiratory distress. Radiographs of the...

Author(s)
Reagan, J. K.; Aronsohn, M. G.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2012, 22, 2, pp 267-272
Abstract

This case report describes an infection with O. osleri in a 10-month-old intact female Miniature German Spitz that presented with a 3-month history of progressive cough. Diagnosis was based upon visualization of characteristic lesions during bronchoscopy. Female parasites and first-stage larvae...

Author(s)
Husnik, R.; Just, R.; Weidenhöfer, T.; Kralova-Kovarikova, S.; Jurankova, J.; Koudela, B.
Publisher
Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärztinnen und Tierärzte GST, Bern, Switzerland
Citation
SAT, Schweizer Archiv für Tierheilkunde, 2016, 158, 2, pp 115-120
Abstract

Oslerus osleri is a filaroid parasite of the respiratory tract of canids. In North America, it is most commonly reported from coyotes (Canis latrans) and domestic dogs (Canis lupus familiaris), but reports in gray wolves (Canis lupus) are infrequent. We report a new geographic record for O. osleri...

Author(s)
Verocai, G. G.; Schock, D. M.; Lejeune, M.; Warren, A. L.; Duignan, P. J.; Kutz, S. J.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2013, 49, 2, pp 422-426
Abstract

Background: Angiostrongylus vasorum is a potentially fatal canine nematode. Due to the high variability of clinical signs and the often chronic and subtle course of the infections, the diagnosis is particularly challenging. A rapid in-clinic assay (Angio DetectTM Test, IDEXX Laboratories,...

Author(s)
Schnyder, M.; Stebler, K.; Naucke, T. J.; Lorentz, S.; Deplazes, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2014, 7, 72, pp (18 February 2014)
Full TextCABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the respiratory system.

This chapter focuses on the respiratory parasitic infections of pets, namely canine angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus vasorum), crenosomosis (Crenosoma vulpis), canine verminous nodular bronchitis (Oslerus osleri), canine verminous pneumonia (Filaroides spp.), eucoleosis (Eucoleus aerophilus and ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

Introduction and scope of work: The tracheobronchitis caused by Oslerus osleri is uncommon and rarely reported in Italy. This paper describes two cases of parasitic tracheobronchitis, found in central Italy, of which the epidemiological pattern differ from that generally reported in literature....

Author(s)
Ruggiero, P.; Benvenuti, E.; Bottero, E.
Publisher
Edizioni SCIVAC, Cremona, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria (Cremona), 2011, 25, 6, pp 57-61
Abstract

Worldwide there is increasing awareness of canine lung worm infection in many geographic areas. Especially the metastrongyloid nematode Angiostrongylus (A.) vasorum is associated with a high morbidity and mortality rate in infected dogs. Other pulmonary parasites in dogs include the common fox...

Author(s)
Schulz, B. S.; Seybold, N.; Sauter-Louis, C.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 2013, 126, 1/2, pp 62-68
Abstract

Coyotes (Canis latrans) are widely distributed in North America and were first recorded in Nova Scotia, Canada, in 1977. Although coyotes are host to a number of parasitic helminths, the parasite fauna of coyotes from Nova Scotia has not been previously investigated. The objectives of this study...

Author(s)
Power, J.; Weatherbee-Martin, N.; Boudreau, M.; O'Brien, M.; Conboy, G.; Smith, T.
Publisher
Helminthological Society of Washington, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Comparative Parasitology, 2015, 82, 1, pp 85-93

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