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Initial investigations suggested the existence of two distinct genotypes of Dipylidium caninum from infected cat fleas (Ctenocephalides felis). One genotype was found almost always (>95%) in fleas collected from, and proglottids shed by, domestic dogs. The other was found almost always (>95%) in...

Author(s)
Beugnet, F.; Labuschagne, M.; Vos, C. de; Crafford, D.; Fourie, J.
Publisher
EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis Cedex A, France
Citation
Parasite, 2018, 25, pp 31
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Parasitic worm incidences are common in canines but can typically be contained with existing treatments. When not contained, these can go on to infect humans and cause different medical problems depending on the parasite. Therefore, further researching was conducted on the following parasitic worms ...

Author(s)
Carreon, Y.; Freeman, K.; Garcia, J.; Briggs, C.; Dunn, K.; Shields, M. de; Martinez, S.
Publisher
Department of Entomology and Forensic Investigative Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Citation
INSTARS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2018, 4, pp unpaginated
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A 28S rDNA PCR detection assay was previously developed to identify Dipylidium caninum DNA inside single fleas collected from both cats and dogs. Sequence analysis of the 28S rDNA fragment indicated two genetically distinct variations of the target region. The two genotypes, so-called "D. caninum ...

Author(s)
Labuschagne, M.; Beugnet, F.; Rehbein, S.; Guillot, J.; Fourie, J.; Crafford, D.
Publisher
EDP Sciences S.A., Les Ulis Cedex A, France
Citation
Parasite, 2018, 25, pp 30
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The investigation was designed to compare the therapeutic efficacy different drugs against Dipylidium caninum infection in dog. Twenty five dogs positive for Dipylidium caninum infections were randomly divided in five groups having five dogs each. The dogs of group II, III, IV and V were treated...

Author(s)
Mehra, H.; Bhatt, P.; Shukla, S. K.; Shekhar, S.; Satish Kumar
Publisher
Veterinary Practitioner, c/o Dr. A. K. Gahlot, Bikaner, India
Citation
Veterinary Practitioner, 2018, 19, 1, pp 95-97
Abstract

In order to understand the prevalence of viral diseases and worm diseases which may infect giant pandas in the areas around the giant panda nature reserve, this study investigated the activities and sizes of 368 domesticated dogs in the surrounding areas of the Liziping nature reserve by means of...

Author(s)
Zhao JiuZhou; Hu Xiao; Li Dan; Li CaiYuan; Wen YiPing
Publisher
Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Harbin, China
Citation
Zhongguo Yufang Shouyi Xuebao / Chinese Journal of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 41, 10, pp 1067-1071
Abstract

Background: Dipylidium caninum is a common tapeworm of dogs contracted from ingestion of fleas containing the infective cysticercoid stage. Fluralaner is a systemically distributed isoxazoline class insecticide that delivers highly effective activity against fleas and ticks for up to 12 weeks after ...

Author(s)
Deepa Gopinath; Meyer, L.; Smith, J.; Armstrong, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 557, pp (25 October 2018)
Abstract

Background: In tropical environments, abandoned animals can be an important source for human zoonotic infections, such as human visceral leishmaniasis and other vector-borne diseases. Here, we report the frequency of protozoan and helminth intestinal parasites in stray dogs, which might have an...

Author(s)
Saldanha-Elias, A. M.; Silva, M. A.; Silva, V. O.; Amorim, S. L. A.; Coutinho, A. R.; Santos, H. A.; Giunchetti, R. C.; Vitor, R. W. A.; Geiger, S. M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Acta Parasitologica, 2019, 64, 2, pp 352-359
Abstract

The cucumber tapeworm Dipylidium caninum (Cestoda, Dilepididae) is a common intestinal parasite of dogs and cats and can cause dipylidiasis in humans, especially in infants and children. In this study, the complete mitogenome of this tapeworm was sequenced using next-generation sequencing...

Author(s)
Xie Yue; Liu YunJian; Gu Xiao; Meng XiaDuo; Wang Lu; Li YingXin; Zhou Xuan; Zheng YouLe; Zuo ZhiCai; Yang GuangYou
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Mitochondrial DNA Part B, 2019, 4, 2, pp 2670-2672
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This cross-sectional study was conducted to estimate the prevalence of gastrointestinal helminth species found in stray dogs and to assess the awareness of the community about dog parasitic zoonoses in Chagni town, northwest Ethiopia. Standard fecal and postmortem examination and questionnaire...

Author(s)
Nigatu Kebede
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2019, 23, 2, pp 13-26
Abstract

Three hundred and sixty fecal samples of stray dogs were collected between July and December 2018, from open grounds of Shendi city and two suburbs (Gulia and Musiab), River Nile State, Sudan, and were examined for helminthic infections. The results showed 43 (11.9%) of the samples were positive...

Author(s)
Sulieman, Y.; Zakaria, M. A.; Pengsakul, T.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Parazytologiczne (Polish Parasitological Society), Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Annals of Parasitology, 2020, 66, 1, pp 115-118

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