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The contamination of public areas by dog faeces is a social behaviour and public health problem. In fact, the most frequently isolated intestinal helminths in dogs are distributed worldwide, and most of them have zoonotic potential (i.e., ascarids and ancylostomatids). The aims of this survey were...

Author(s)
Simonato, G.; Cassini, R.; Morelli, S.; Cesare, A. di; Torre, F. la; Marcer, F.; Traversa, D.; Pietrobelli, M.; Regalbono, A. F. di
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 172, pp 104788
Abstract

Trichuris trichiura (whipworm) are soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) that causing trichuriasis in human. Trichuris vulpis, a canine whipworm has also been reported occasionally in humans. However, an overlapping dimension in the morphology and due to limited external characters between both species ...

Author(s)
Norashikin Mohd-Shaharuddin; Lim AiLian [Lim, A. L. Y. ]; Nur-Amirah Hassan; Nathan, S.; Romano Ngui
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 190, pp 269-272
Abstract

Background: The rapid growth in off-leash dog parks provides opportunity for canine socialization activities but carries risk of exposure to intestinal parasites. This study assessed the prevalence of these infections in dogs visiting off-leash dog parks. Methods: Fresh defecations were collected...

Author(s)
Stafford, K.; Kollasch, T. M.; Duncan, K. T.; Horr, S.; Goddu, T.; Heinz-Loomer, C.; Rumschlag, A. J.; Ryan, W. G.; Sweet, S.; Little, S. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 275, pp (01 June 2020)
Abstract

The parasitic nematode Trichuris vulpis Frölich, 1789 is the pathogen of trichuriasis in domestic and wild carnivores, and humans. This helminth species is distributed world-wide in populations of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris). The prevalence of T. vulpis in dogs depends to a large degree...

Author(s)
Yevstafieva, V. A.; Kravchenko, S. O.; Gutyj, B. V.; Melnychuk, V. V.; Kovalenko, P. N.; Volovyk, L. B.
Publisher
Oles Honchar Dnipropetrovsk National University, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Citation
Regulatory Mechanisms in Biosystems, 2019, 10, 2, pp 165-171
Abstract

Gastrointestinal parasites, protozoa and helminths, remain a common important finding in dogs presented to veterinary medical practices. Moreover, dogs may play an active role in the transmission of enteric parasites to humans, given their cohabitation, making canine gastrointestinal parasitism an...

Author(s)
Symeonidou, I.; Gelasakis, A. I.; Arsenopoulos, K. V.; Schaper, R.; Papadopoulos, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 248, pp 54-61
AbstractFull Text

Trichuris vulpis is a helminth that lives in the intestines of dogs, mainly in the cecum and in the colon, and dogs infected by this parasite can present diarrhea, sometimes bloody, vomiting and abdominal pain. The eggs of this parasite can remain viable in the environment for several years, being...

Author(s)
Ferraz, A.; Santos Pires, B. dos; Barwaldt, E. T.; Santos, E. M. dos; Dallmann, P. R. J.; Castro, T. A. de; Oliveira Nobre, M. de; Nizoli, L. Q.
Publisher
Pontificia Universidade Católica do Paraná, São José dos Pinhais, Brazil
Citation
Revista Acadêmica: Ciência Animal, 2020, 18, 18004,
Abstract

An entire male Siberian Husky presented for diarrhoea, weakness, inappetence, and collapse following a six-day period of illness. On clinical examination the dog displayed vasoconstrictive circulatory shock, dehydration, and melena. Laboratory tests revealed a marked hyponatraemia, hyperkalaemia,...

Author(s)
Car, S.; Croton, C.; Haworth, M.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 2019, pp Article ID 3759683
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

Wild and domestic dogs are important reservoir hosts of numerous intestinal parasites that represent potential infection sources for both humans and wild or other domestic animals. The aim of this study was to determine the presence, diversity, and contamination potential of intestinal parasites in ...

Author(s)
Cociancic, P.; Deferrari, G.; Zonta, M. L.; Navone, G. T.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 21,
Abstract

Monthly canine parasite prophylactic products prevent not only adult heartworm infection, but also patent infections with specific gastrointestinal parasites. While most monthly products control and treat certain hookworm and roundworm infections, fewer are labeled for whipworm (Trichuris vulpis)....

Author(s)
Savadelis, M. D.; Evans, C. C.; Mabry, K. H.; LeFavi, L. N.; Klink, B. D.; Simson, C. von; Moorhead, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 18, pp 100324

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