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Ownership of domestic cats in North America has been on the increase; however, there are only a few surveys conducted on the prevalence of parasitism in client-owned cats over years. Our study objective was to evaluate parasite prevalence through statistical analysis of fecal examination results...

Author(s)
Nagamori, Y.; Payton, M. E.; Looper, E.; Apple, H.; Johnson, E. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2020, 277, pp 109008
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Cats are carriers of zoonotic agents to humans, including intestinal parasites. The purpose of this study was to analyze the accuracy of different laboratory methods for the diagnosis of intestinal parasites. Fecal samples were processed by the Willis, Sheather, Faust and Hoffman-Janer-Pons-Lutz...

Author(s)
Lima, J. A. S.; Rezende, H. H. A.; Rocha, T. M. D. D.; Castro, A. M. de
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 27, 1, pp 94-97
Abstract

Cats and dogs are hosts of a large number of gastrointestinal parasites and can shed helminth eggs and protozoan oocysts in their feces. The close relationship between companion animals and humans intensifies human exposure to zoonosis caused by parasites. In this study, 177 fecal samples were...

Author(s)
Alves, M. E. M.; Martins, F. D. C.; Bräunig, P.; Pivoto, F. L.; Sangioni, L. A.; Vogel, F. S. F.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2018, 117, 9, pp 3033-3038
Abstract

In Italy, the limited resources and the large number of cats living in feline shelters may facilitate the spread of parasite infections that may affect the health of cats and expose shelter workers and adoptive owners to zoonosis. Prevalence and risk factors of potential zoonotic and host-specific...

Author(s)
Sauda, F.; Malandrucco, L.; Liberato, C. de; Perrucci, S.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 18, pp 100321
Abstract

Giardia duodenalis is a worldwide intestinal parasite and is one of the most frequent protozoa species infecting dogs and cats. This study aimed to modify the methodology of Alere GIARDIA Ag TEST KIT for its use in frozen fecal sediments with different storage times in a freezer (-20°C), thus...

Author(s)
Costa, V. A. N.; Brener, B.; Fonseca, A. B. M.; Sudré, A. P.
Publisher
Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciencias, 2018, 90, 1, pp 479-483
Abstract

Tritrichomonas foetus is a protozoan parasite that has been recently identified as a causative agent of chronic diarrhea in domestic cats. Transmission of infection occurs by the fecal-oral route through direct contact among animals. Consequently, feline trichomonosis (FT) is more likely to be...

Author(s)
Arranz-Solís, D.; Pedraza-Díaz, S.; Miró, G.; Rojo-Montejo, S.; Hernández, L.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Collantes-Fernández, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2016, 221, pp 118-122
Abstract

The aims of this study were: to determine the prevalence of intestinal parasites in dogs and cats in Ireland; to determine the popularity and frequency of use of anthelmintic products available on the market; and to determine the accuracy of microscopic analysis in comparison with the...

Author(s)
Mangan, A.
Publisher
Veterinary Ireland, Dublin, Irish Republic
Citation
Veterinary Ireland Journal, 2019, 9, 10, pp 538-541
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

Background: Examination of bile could be useful to diagnose Platynosomum spp.-induced cholangitis in cats. Obtaining bile via percutaneous ultrasound-guided cholecystocentesis (PUC) is possible but raises safety concerns in cats with severe cholecystitis. Objectives: The objectives of this study...

Author(s)
Köster, L.; Shell, L.; Illanes, O.; Lathroum, C.; Neuville, K.; Ketzis, J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2016, 30, 3, pp 787-793
Abstract

Infection of cats with lungworm Aelurostrongylus abstrusus has recently been documented in the UK. Here, we aimed to study the prevalence of A. abstrusus in fecal samples from cats across England. A total of 950 fecal samples were collected from cats together with information on their age, breed,...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Wang Bo; Schaper, R.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 16, pp 100271

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