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The parasitic nematode Capillaria (C.) aerophila affects the respiratory system of domestic and wild animals and, albeit rarely, human beings. In cats the infection may be subclinical, or present as chronic bronchitis with various respiratory clinical signs. In Europe there is no licensed product...

Author(s)
Cesare, A. di; Veronesi, F.; Capelli, G.; Deuster, K.; Schaper, R.; Basano, F. S.; Nazzari, R.; Paoletti, B.; Traversa, D.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2017, 116, Suppl. 1, pp S55-S64
Abstract

Objectives: This study has compared clinical and imaging features in 52 cats naturally infected by respiratory nematodes Aelurostrongylus abstrusus, Troglostrongylus brevior and Capillaria aerophila, and in both monospecific and mixed infections. Methods: Medical records of cats with a lungworm...

Author(s)
Febo, E.; Crisi, P. E.; Traversa, D.; Luciani, A.; Tommaso, M. di; Pantaleo, S.; Santori, D.; Cesare, A. di; Boari, A.; Terragni, R.; Vignoli, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 6, pp 581-589
Abstract

The nematode Capillaria aerophila (Trichuroidea, Trichuridae) affects the respiratory system of cats and other animals and occasionally of human beings. Infected cats may show bronchovesicular sounds, inflammation, sneezing, wheezing and, chronic cough and, sometimes, bronchopneumonia and...

Author(s)
Traversa, D.; Cesare, A. di; Giulio, E. di; Castagna, G.; Schaper, R.; Braun, G.; Lohr, B.; Pampurini, F.; Milillo, P.; Strube, K.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2012, 111, 4, pp 1793-1798
Abstract

The occurrence of the infection by the lungworm Capillaria aerophila (syn. Eucoleus aerophilus) in dogs and cats from Italy has been investigated in the present survey. Individual stool samples from 569 dogs and 200 cats were subjected to faecal flotation with sucrose and zinc sulphate solution....

Author(s)
Traversa, D.; Milillo, P.; Iorio, R.; Cesare, A. di; Bartolini, R.; Avolio, S.; Paoletti, B.
Publisher
Point Vétérinaire Italie s.r.l., Milano, Italy
Citation
Summa, Animali da Compagnia, 2009, 26, 5, pp 39-43
Abstract

Capillaria aerophila is a globally distributed parasite of the respiratory system of carnivores and can be considered the second most common lungworm after Aelurostrongylus abstrusus in domestic cats in the northern hemisphere. To evaluate the efficacy of Broadline® (Merial), a combination of...

Author(s)
Knaus, M.; Shukullari, E.; Rapti, D.; Rehbein, S.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 5, pp 1971-1975
Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to retrospectively describe clinical, radiographic and therapeutic features of feline lungworm infection. Methods: Medical records of cats with lungworm diagnosis, thoracic radiography and without concurrent diseases between 2013 and 2015 were reviewed....

Author(s)
Crisi, P. E.; Aste, G.; Traversa, D.; Cesare, A. di; Febo, E.; Vignoli, M.; Santori, D.; Luciani, A.; Boari, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2017, 19, 10, pp 1017-1029
Abstract

Extra-intestinal nematodes of companion animals are of growing concern in veterinary medicine for their pathogenic potential and the current expansion throughout Europe. The present study has evaluated the occurrence of major canine and feline extra-intestinal nematodes in regions of Italy having...

Author(s)
Traversa, D.; Morelli, S.; Cassini, R.; Crisi, P. E.; Russi, I.; Grillotti, E.; Manzocchi, S.; Simonato, G.; Beraldo, P.; Viglietti, A.; Tommaso, C. de; Pezzuto, C.; Pampurini, F.; Schaper, R.; Regalbono, A. F. di
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2019, 193, pp 227-235
Abstract

Capillaria aerophila, a trichuroid nematode causing pulmonary infections in wild and domestic carnivores, is occasionally and potentially poorly recognized in infections of humans due to clinicopathological mimicry and a lack of accurate, robust laboratory diagnostics. The present work evaluated...

Author(s)
Cesare, A. di; Castagna, G.; Otranto, D.; Meloni, S.; Milillo, P.; Latrofa, M. S.; Paoletti, B.; Bartolini, R.; Traversa, D.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2012, 50, 6, pp 1958-1963
Abstract

Feline endoparasites are highly prevalent worldwide and may cause a variety of clinical signs in infected cats. Prevalence rates are dynamic and there is limited knowledge of the current prevalence in Denmark and the clinical manifestation and significance of especially the lungworm ...

Author(s)
Hansen, A. P.; Skarbye, L. K.; Vinther, L. M.; Willesen, J. L.; Pipper, C. B.; Olsen, C. S.; Mejer, H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2017, 234, pp 31-39
Abstract

Practical relevance: Respiratory parasites infecting domestic cats are attracting increased attention in feline clinical practice. In addition to the most commonly recognised 'cat lungworm' Aelurostrongylus abstrusus, Troglostrongylus brevior and Capillaria aerophila are now considered important...

Author(s)
Traversa, D.; Cesare, A. di
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2016, 18, 1, pp 7-20

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