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After a ten-year absence of reported Guinea worm disease in Chad, human cases were rediscovered in 2010, and canine cases were first recorded in 2012. In response, active surveillance for Guinea worm in both humans and animals was re-initiated in 2012. As of 2018, the Chad Guinea Worm Eradication...

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Guagliardo, S. A. J.; Roy, S. L.; Ruiz-Tiben, E.; Zirimwabagabo, H.; Romero, M.; Chop, E.; Ouakou, P. T.; Hopkins, D. R.; Weiss, A. J.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020, 14, 5,
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
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Background: Domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) have the potential to act as disease reservoirs for wildlife and are important sentinels for common circulating pathogens. Therefore, the infectious disease seroprevalence among domestic dogs in northern Botswana may be indicative of pathogen exposure of ...

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Thompson, R.; Adams, H.; Odoi, A.; Kennedy, M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 1,
Abstract

Background: The pastoral area of the eastern Tibetan Plateau is highly endemic for human echinococcosis. Domestic dogs are the main definitive host for the transmission of both Echinococcus granulosus (sensu lato) and E. multilocularis to humans. To control the infection risks, a national-level ...

Author(s)
Weng XiaoDong; Mu ZhiQiang; Wei Xu; Wang Xu; Zuo QingQiu; Ma Shuo; Ding YouZhong; Wang XiaoMing; Wu WeiPing; Craig, P. S.; Wang ZhengHuan
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 207, pp (21 April 2020)
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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

Canine heartworm (CHW) disease is a common parasitic infection in dogs in the Caribbean islands. However, studies on temporal trends and risk factors are limited for this region. This study represents the time trends in laboratory prevalence and risk factors of canine heartworm infections between...

Author(s)
Kabuusu, R. M.; Stroup, D. F.; Pinckney, R.; Chriestmon, J.; Alexander, R.; Richards, C.; MacPherson, C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 179,
Abstract

A sizable population of stray dogs are wandering in the premises of the University of Peradeniya and they ramble and defecate inside the faculty buildings and student hostels. This may pose a public health risk due to wide range of zoonotic parasites strays might harbour. Here we carried out a...

Author(s)
Sepalage, C. S.; Perera, P. K.; Rajakaruna, R. S.
Publisher
University of Peradeniya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Citation
Ceylon Journal of Science, 2020, 49, 1, pp 29-36
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

Ancylostoma caninum is the most prevalent intestinal nematode of dogs, and has a zoonotic potential. Multipledrug resistance (MDR) has been confirmed in a number of A. caninum isolates, including isolate Worthy 4.1F3P, against all anthelmintic drug classes approved for hookworm treatment in dogs in ...

Author(s)
Castro, P. D. J.; Mansour, A.; Charles, S.; Hostetler, J.; Settje, T.; Kulke, D.; Kaplan, R. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance, 2020, 13, pp 22-27
Abstract

The Tropical Council for Companion Animal Parasites Ltd. (TroCCAP) is a not-for-profit organisation whose mission is to independently inform, guide and make best-practice recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of companion animal parasites in the tropics and sub-tropics, with the...

Author(s)
Dantas-Torres, F.; Ketzis, J.; Mihalca, A. D.; Baneth, G.; Otranto, D.; Tort, G. P.; Malaika Watanabe; Bui Khanh Linh; Inpankaew, T.; Castro, P. D. J.; Borrás, P.; Sangaran Arumugam; Penzhorn, B. L.; Ybañez, A. P.; Irwin, P.; Traub, R. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 283,

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