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Parasitism of domestic cats impacts feline health and public health, when zoonotic parasites are present. Our objective was to evaluate endoparasite prevalence in cats from northern Mississippi animal shelters. Feline cadavers (n=56) were collected from seven shelters from August 2017 to January...

Author(s)
Loftin, C. M.; Donnett, U. B.; Schneider, L. G.; Varela-Stokes, A. S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 18, pp 100322
AbstractFull Text

Toxocara cati and Toxocara canis target mainly cats and dogs respectively. However, Toxoascaris leonine can infect both cats and dogs. T. cati and T. canis are zoonotic parasites which can lead to visceral larva migrans and ocular larva migrans in humans. 200 faecal specimens of animals (100 stray ...

Author(s)
Hajipour, N.
Publisher
Malaysian Society of Parasitology and Tropical Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Tropical Biomedicine, 2019, 36, 1, pp 143-151
Abstract

Toxocariasis is a neglected parasitic zoonosis. Although some studies have reported the Toxocara prevalence in dogs and cats in mainland China, there is a lack of comprehensive analysis of these data. Here, we conducted the first systematic review based on relevant literatures published in Web of...

Author(s)
Zheng WenBin; Zou Yang; Liu GuoHua; Zhu XingQuan
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2020, 109, pp 843-860
Abstract

Cats are definitive hosts and reservoirs for several parasites, some of which are responsible for serious zoonotic diseases. We conducted a case-control study of data from a trap-neuter-return (TNR) programme (years 2014-2017) designed to examine the prevalence of zoonotic parasites in free-roaming ...

Author(s)
Montoya, A.; García, M.; Gálvez, R.; Checa, R.; Marino, V.; Sarquis, J.; Barrera, J. P.; Rupérez, C.; Caballero, L.; Chicharro, C.; Cruz, I.; Miró, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 251, pp 125-130
Abstract

Relationship between humans and cats has negative impact associates with zoonotic diseases. It is the reason why studies on the prevalence of gastrointestinal (GI) parasites in cats are important. Some of zoonotic GI parasites in cats are Toxocara spp, Ancylostoma sp, and Toxoplasma gondii. The...

Author(s)
Rabbani, I. A. R.; Mareta, F. J.; Kusnoto; Hastutiek, P.; Lastuti, N. D. R.; Mufasirin; Suharsono; Sardjana, I. K. W.; Sukmanadi, M.; Suwanti, L. T.
Publisher
PAGEPress Publications, Pavia, Italy
Citation
Infectious Disease Reports, 2020, 12, 1s, pp 105-108
Abstract

We report the development and field validation of 2 ELISAs for the detection of Ancylostoma caninum or Toxocara canis coproantigens in the feces of dogs with experimental and natural infections, and evidence of cross-reactivity with respective feline counterparts. A. caninum-specific coproantigens...

Author(s)
Elsemore, D. A.; Geng JinMing; Cote, J.; Hanna, R.; Lucio-Forster, A.; Bowman, D. D.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2017, 29, 5, pp 645-653
Abstract

I herein review published studies reporting the prevalence of Toxocara infection in dogs and cats in Brazil. Based on data gathered from faecal examinations of approximately 38,940 dogs and 5600 cats from different Brazilian studies, the mean prevalence of Toxocara infection is 11.4% (range:...

Author(s)
Dantas-Torres, F.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Advances in Parasitology, 2020, 109, pp 715-741
Abstract

Background: Wild Amur tigers are a sparsely populated species, and the conservation of this species is of great concern worldwide, but as an important health risk factor, parasite infection in them is not fully understanding. Results: In this study, sixty-two faecal samples were collected to...

Author(s)
Peng ZhiWei; Ning Yao; Liu Dan; Sun Ying; Wang LiXin; Zhai QiAn; Hou ZhiJun; Chai HongLiang; Jiang GuangShun
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 86, pp (10 March 2020)
Abstract

Introduction: Toxocara canis and Toxocara cati are roundworms of dogs and cats. The purpose of this study was to investigate the infection caused by these ascarids in cats and dogs, using microscopic and molecular analysis methods. Material and Methods: Adult ascarids were gathered from the faeces...

Author(s)
Oguz, B.; Ozdal, N.; Deger, M. S.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research, 2018, 62, 3, pp 291-295
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the presence of Toxocara eggs on the hair of stray cats. The total number of stray cats trapped and included in the trial was 167 that were collected weekly from different residential areas of Mashhad, in northeastern Iran, from November 2016 to...

Author(s)
Bakhshani, A.; Maleki, M.; Haghparast, A.; Shirvan, S. P.; Borji, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2019, 64, pp 10-13

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