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Toxoplasmosis, caused by Toxoplasma gondii, has traditionally been considered an important water and foodborne protozoonosis with important public health considerations. Although felids play a well-established role as definitive hosts, canine epidemiological involvement in the parasite's life cycle ...

Author(s)
Benitez, A. do N.; Martins, F. D. C.; Mareze, M.; Santos, N. J. R.; Ferreira, F. P.; Martins, C. M.; Garcia, J. L.; Mitsuka-Breganó, R.; Freire, R. L.; Biondo, A. W.; Navarro, I. T.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 7, pp e0180906
Abstract

Introduction: This study describes presentation, cardiovascular abnormalities, etiology, and outcome of canine myocarditis in geographic areas not endemic for Trypanosoma or Leishmania. Animals Sixty-four (presumed antemortem diagnosis) and 137 (postmortem diagnosis only) client-owned dogs at two...

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Lakhdhir, S.; Viall, A.; Alloway, E.; Keene, B.; Baumgartner, K.; Ward, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Cardiology, 2020, 30, pp 44-56
Abstract

The Fiocruz Mata Atlântica Campus (CFMA) represents one of the main urban growth fronts in Rio de Janeiro city. The present study evaluates the environment associated with the seroprevalence of canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL), toxoplasmosis and leptospirosis in dogs and of toxoplasmosis in cats ...

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Ornellas, R. O.; Barbosa Filho, C. J. de L.; Albuquerque, D. D. A. de; Cordeiro, J. L. P.; Gremião, I. D. F.; Pereira, S. A.; Langoni, H.; Santos, J. R. dos; Belo, V. S.; Figueiredo, F. B.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Paraná, UFPR, Palotina, Brazil
Citation
Archives of Veterinary Science, 2020, 25, 2, pp 13-20
Abstract

Canine morbillivirus (previously, canine distemper virus, CDV) is a highly contagious infectious disease-causing agent that produces immunosuppressive infections and multiple clinical signs. Canine toxoplasmosis is an opportunistic disease characterized by enteric, pulmonary, and neuromuscular...

Author(s)
Portilho, F. V. R.; Paes, A. C.; Megid, J.; Hataka, A.; Torres Neto, R.; Headley, S. A.; Oliveira, T. E. S.; Colhado, B. S.; Paula, C. L. de; Guerra, S. T.; Mota, A. R.; Listoni, F. J. P.; Takai, S.; Ribeiro, M. G.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Microbial Pathogenesis, 2019, 129, pp 112-117
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The outbreak of human toxoplasmosis can be attributed to ingestion of food contaminated with Toxoplasma gondii. Toxoplasmosis recently increased in domestic and stray dogs and cats. It prompted studies on the zoonotic infectious diseases transmitted via these animals. Sero- and antigen prevalences...

Author(s)
Park YeoJin; Noh JinHyeong; Seo HyunJi; Kim KeunHo; Min SuBin; Yoo MiSun; Yun BoRam; Kim JongHo; Choi EunJin; Cheon DooSung; Hong SungJong; Yoon SoonSeek; Cho YunSang
Publisher
Korean Society for Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 2020, 58, 3, pp 257-265
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Toxoplasma gondii infections are common in humans and animals worldwide. The present review summarizes worldwide information on the prevalence of clinical and subclinical infections, epidemiology, diagnosis, and genetic diversity of T. gondii in dogs (Canis familiaris) from 2009-2020....

Author(s)
Dubey, J. P.; Murata, F. H. A.; Cerqueira-Cézar, C. K.; Kwok, O. C. H.; Yang YuRong; Su ChunLei
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 287,
Abstract

Trypanosoma cruzi, the causative agent of Chagas disease, and Toxoplasma gondii, which is responsible for Toxoplasmosis, are two parasites that cause significant protozoan zoonoses and consequently important economic losses in human, companion animals and livestock. For the congenital transmission...

Author(s)
Liempi, A.; Castillo, C.; Medina, L.; Galanti, N.; Maya, J. D.; Parraguez, V. H.; Kemmerling, U.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2020, 76,
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Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic food-borne disease with global distribution. The principal aim of this research was to detect the seroprevalence of T. gondii infection in cattle, dogs and cats in dairy farms with high incidence of abortion, as well as to identify associated risk factors in Hamedan,...

Author(s)
Gharekhani, J.; Yakhchali, M.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2020, 44, 1, pp 116-121
AbstractFull Text

With the close relationship between people and animals, zoonosis take an even more important role in public health. Among the main zoonoses can be highlighted rabies, leishmaniasis, canine brucellosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, toxoplasmosis and leptospirosis wich have different epidemiological ...

Author(s)
Lima, M. de C. F.; Mittestainer, J. C.; Rocha, P. B. da; Carvalho, E. R. de; Verotti, B. do P.; Pellicciari, P. R.; Victoria, C.; Langoni, H.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2017, 24, 1, pp 84-106
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The objective of this study was to describe the clinical, pathological, and immunohistochemistry characteristics of five cases of toxoplasmosis, an infection often associated with distemper in dogs. From January 2000 to December 2012, a retrospective study was performed analyzed dogs with distemper ...

Author(s)
Frade, M. T. S.; Maia, L. Â.; Andrade, R. L. F. S.; Alves, R. C.; Yamasaki, E. M.; Mota, R. A.; Dantas, A. F. M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2015, 36, 6 Suppl. 2, pp 4251-4256

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