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Abstract

Infection with urinary capillarid bladder worms has been observed in cats worldwide. Although considered as generally causing no or little harm, infection with urinary capillarids may be associated with clinical disease which requires an appropriate treatment including the use of anthelmintics....

Author(s)
Knaus, M.; Shukullari, E.; Rosentel, J.; Rehbein, S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 202, 1/2, pp 45-48
Abstract

Capillaria parasites have been found in the urinary tract of several carnivorous species, Bladder infections caused by Capillaria (Pearsonema) in domestic cats have been reported in countries worldwide, though they appear to be uncommon. Cases of Capillaria species bladder worms in cats are rarely...

Author(s)
Ventura-Morales, A.; Zaragoza-Vera, C.; Santamaria-Mayo, E.; Garcia-Herrera, R. A.
Publisher
Medwell Online, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Citation
Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2012, 11, 21, pp 3943-3945
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this report was to describe a case of urinary capillariosis in a feline and an ultrasonographic finding of Capillaria plica in the urinary bladder. A female feline, 14-years-old, was seen presenting a history of weight loss and anorexia for five days. A hemogram, renal and hepatic serum...

Author(s)
Henrique, F. V.; Borges, O. M. M.; Carneiro, R. dos S.; Araújo, N. L. de S.
Publisher
Universidade Luterana do Brasil, Canoas, Brazil
Citation
Veterinaria em foco, 2014, 12, 1, pp 2-9
Abstract

Several species of Trichuridae nematodes can infect dogs, cats and wild mammals. The diagnosis of these infections relies on the microscopic identification of eggs which are characterized by a similar "lemon" shape and polar plugs in all Trichuridae. Thus, morphological diagnosis to species level...

Author(s)
Guardone, L.; Deplazes, P.; Macchioni, F.; Magi, M.; Mathis, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 197, 1/2, pp 364-369
Abstract

An 8-month-old owned European cat showing abdominal pain, fever, distended painful bladder and urinary blockage was presented. Intravenous fluids were immediately administered and, after sedation, a urinary catheter was applied. Blood and urine analysis revealed cystitis and a moderate-to-severe...

Author(s)
Rossi, M.; Messina, N.; Ariti, G.; Riggio, F.; Perrucci, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2011, 13, 10, pp 793-795
AbstractFull Text

A male adult mixed breed cat with history of urinary incontinence and dysuria is reported at the Veterinary Hospital of the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (HVU-UFSM), Brazil. Urinalysis revealed eggs similar to Capillaria sp. The species was not determined due to the morphological similarity...

Author(s)
Pagnoncelli, M.; França, R. T.; Martins, D. B.; Howes, F.; Lopes, S. T. dos A.; Mazzanti, C. M.
Publisher
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Faculdade de Veterinária, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Citation
Acta Scientiae Veterinariae, 2011, 39, 3, pp 987
Abstract

Pearsonema spp. nematodes infect the urinary bladder of domestic and wild carnivores. The red fox is considered a reservoir of Pearsonema plica, while the prevalence of Pearsonema spp. in domestic carnivores is still poorly known. This study aimed to assess the occurrence of Pearsonema spp....

Author(s)
Pelligra, S.; Guardone, L.; Riggio, F.; Parisi, F.; Maestrini, M.; Mariacher, A.; Perrucci, S.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Animals, 2020, 10, 9,
Abstract

The epidemiology, life cycle, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Dioctophyme renale, Capillaria plica and C. felis-cati infecting the upper and lower urinary tract of dogs and cats are presented.

Author(s)
Osborne, C. A.; Lulich, J. P.; Albasan, H.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Nephrology and urology of small animals, 2011, pp 734-742
Abstract

The nematode Capillaria plica is an ubiquitous parasite of the urinary tract of Canidae and Felidae. It causes a wide spectrum of clinical symptoms, ranging from asymptomatic infections to urinary bladder inflammation, pollacisuria, dysuria, and hematuria. Foxes serve as reservoir hosts and are...

Author(s)
Bork-Mimm, S.; Rinder, H.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2011, 108, 4, pp 1063-1067
Abstract

Between 1993 and 2002, carcasses from 15 wild cats (Felis silvestris) and 17 domestic cats (Felis catus) from the Eifel region, Pfalz region and the Saarland were collected and examined for endoparasites. Most cats were road casualties (74%), some died from disease (14%), some were shot (3%), or...

Author(s)
Krone, O.; Guminsky, O.; Meinig, H.; Herrmann, M.; Trinzen, M.; Wibbelt, G.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
European Journal of Wildlife Research, 2008, 54, 1, pp 95-100

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