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Introduction. Pythium insidiosum causes pythiosis in humans and animals in tropical and subtropical climates. The clinical manifestations in humans are mostly systemic, vascular or ocular forms, in contrast to animals, which are cutaneous, subcutaneous and gastrointestinal forms. The highest...

Author(s)
Chindamporn, A.; Kammarnjessadakul, P.; Kesdangsakonwut, S.; Banlunara, W.
Publisher
Microbiology Society, London, UK
Citation
Access Microbiology, 2020, 2, 4,
Abstract

Pythium insidiosum is an oomycete that encysts in the skin or gastrointestinal tract, leading to pythiosis. Pythiosis is reported in tropical and subtropical climates, affecting dogs and rarely cats. Surgical resection is the treatment of choice; however, cases present late in the disease and...

Author(s)
Cridge, H.; Hughes, S. M.; Langston, V. C.; Mackin, A. J.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2020, 56, 6, pp 307-314
Abstract

Pythium insidiosum is an oomycete, a fungal like microorganism, which infects mammals, causing pythiosis in animals and humans, especially in tropical and subtropical regions around the world. The treatment for this infection is very difficult, and therapeutic options commonly comprise surgery,...

Author(s)
Pereira, D. I. B.; Botton, S. A.; Azevedo, M. I.; Motta, M. A. A.; Lobo, R. R.; Soares, M. P.; Fonseca, A. O. S.; Jesus, F. P. K.; Alves, S. H.; Santurio, J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Mycopathologia, 2013, 176, 3/4, pp 309-315
Abstract

Pythiosis is caused by an aquatic fungus-like organism (Pythium insidiosum). It is considered an important public health issue as it can affect both animals and humans. This paper reports a case of gastrointestinal pythiosis in a dog. The patient was hospitalized for four days, during which the...

Author(s)
Aguiar, D. M. de; Sifuentes, M.; Magalhães, A.; Pereira, N.; Pescador, C.; Cândido, S.; Dutra, V.; Barreto, U.; Burema, M.; Néspoli, P.; Rodrigues, J.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 2022, 59, e186005,
Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) pythiosis is a severe and often fatal disease in dogs that traditionally has been poorly responsive to medical treatment. Although aggressive surgical resection with wide margins is the most consistently effective treatment, lesion location and extent often preclude complete...

Author(s)
Reagan, K. L.; Marks, S. L.; Pesavento, P. A.; Maggiore, A. D.; Zhu, B. Y.; Grooters, A. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2019, 33, 3, pp 1434-1439
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Background: Pythiosis is a potentially fatal but non-contagious disease affecting humans and animals living in tropical and subtropical climates, but is also reasonably widespread in temperate climates, throughout the world. The most commonly reported affected animal species with pythiosis are...

Author(s)
Fortin, J. S.; Calcutt, M. J.; Kim DaeYoung
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 2017, 59, 63, pp (26 September 2017)
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A Staffordshire terrier presented for evaluation of a chronic, nonproductive cough that was unresponsive to antibiotic therapy. A large mass identified in the pulmonary hilum was most consistent with tracheobronchial lymphadenopathy on radiographic and computed tomography (CT) images. Bronchoscopy...

Author(s)
Kepler, D.; Cole, R.; Lee-Fowler, T.; Koehler, J.; Shrader, S.; Newton, J.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2019, 60, 2, pp E20-E23
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This report documents a case of 5-month old intact male German Shepherd dog diagnosed with pythiosis on its left forelimb. This is the first ever reported case of pythiosis presented at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UVH), Universiti Putra Malaysia and may be the first ever reported...

Author(s)
Omar, S.; Lau, S. F.; Mohd Zainudin, N. A. I.; Azman, N.; Jessie-Bay, J. X.
Publisher
Veterinary Association of Malaysia, UPM, Serdang, Malaysia
Citation
Jurnal Veterinar Malaysia, 2019, 31, 1, pp 34-37
Abstract

A 2-year-old female spayed Boxer dog was presented for a 1-month history of progressive hemorrhagic diarrhea with tenesmus and weight loss despite trial courses of antibiotics and diet change. Abdominal ultrasound revealed severe, focal thickening, and loss of normal architecture of the colonic...

Author(s)
Parambeth, J. C.; Lawhon, S. D.; Mansell, J.; Wu Jing; Clark, S. D.; Sutton, D.; Gibas, C.; Wiederhold, N. P.; Myers, A. N.; Johnson, M. C.; Levine, G. J.; Schlemmer, S.; Ruoff, C.; Isaiah, A.; Creevy, K. E.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2019, 48, 1, pp 83-88
Abstract

Pythiosis is a granulomatous infectious disease caused by the oomycete Pythium insidiosum. In Brazil, there are a considerable number of studies on that disease in dogs mainly from the state of Rio Grande do Sul. Given the unfamiliarity of the affectation in dogs from other locations, such as the...

Author(s)
Macêdo, L. B. de; Oliveira, I. V. P. de M.; Pimentel, M. M. L.; Reis, P. F. C. da C.; Macedo, M. F. de; Filgueira, K. D.
Publisher
Fedearl University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2014, 8, 4, pp 88-109

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