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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
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Aims: Cryptosporidiosis is an important zoonotic disease of major public and veterinary concern. The disease affects humans and a variety of animal species including the domestic dog. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with Cryptosporidium spp. infection in...

Author(s)
Eze, U. U.; Ezeh, I. O.; Nzeakor, T. A.; Attama, S. C.; Ezenduka, E. V.; Onah, D. N.
Publisher
Veterinary World, Wankaner, India
Citation
Veterinary World, 2019, 12, 5, pp 729-734
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In this study, we aimed to introduce a new technique called TF-Test Modified/Dog for the diagnosis of gastrointestinal parasites in dogs. Fecal samples from 106 dogs were processed by the technique TF-Test Modified/Dog and the techniques of centrifugation-flotation in zinc sulfate, simple-flotation ...

Author(s)
Coelho, W. M. D.; Gomes, J. F.; Amarante, A. F. T. do; Bresciani, K. D. S.; Lumina, G.; Koshino-Shimizu, S.; Leme, D. P.; Falcão, A. X.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária, 2013, 22, 1, pp 1-5
Abstract

Cryptosporidiosis is a parasitic zoonosis implicated in severe diarrhoea in pets and humans. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and genotypes of Cryptosporidium spp. in household dogs and in-contact children, and the risk factors associated with infection in children in Sharkia Province,...

Author(s)
Gharieb, R. M. A.; Merwad, A. M. A.; Saleh, A. A.; El-Ghany, A. M. A.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2018, 18, 8, pp 424-432
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In the present study, a total of 615 fecal samples from veterinary clinics were screened by microscopy for the presence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia oocysts. Molecular genotyping of Cryptosporidium and Giardia were carried out using PCR and sequence analysis. Overall, Cryptosporidium and Giardia...

Author(s)
Homayouni, M. M.; Razavi, S. M.; Shaddel, M.; Asadpour, M.
Publisher
Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell'Abruzzo e del Molise 'G. Caporale', Teramo, Italy
Citation
Veterinaria Italiana, 2019, 55, 4, pp 311-318
Abstract

Blastocystis has been considered as the most common intestinal parasite in humans and has an augmented impact on public health. However, the prevalence of this parasite in the Philippines has not been determined. To contribute to a better understanding of the epidemiology of this infection, a...

Author(s)
Belleza, M. L. B.; Cadacio, J. L. C.; Borja, M. P.; Solon, J. A. A.; Padilla, M. A.; Tongol-Rivera, P. N.; Rivera, W. L.
Publisher
Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2015, 2015, pp Article ID 894297
Abstract

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the prevalence and molecular characterization of Giardia duodenalis among dogs in Aydin, Turkey. A total of 473 faecal samples from dogs were collected. The overall prevalence of G. duodenalis was 18.8%. Higher infection rates were observed in ...

Author(s)
Gultekİn, M.; Ural, K.; Aysul, N.; Ayan, A.; Balİkcİ, C.; Akyİldİz, G.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 2017, 27, 3, pp 161-168
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Despite the importance of domestic dogs to humans, the benefits of interaction are significantly attenuated when these animals contaminate mutual interaction environments with zoonotic pathogens. The present study aimed to evaluate the occurrence of parasitic forms in fecal samples from dogs (...

Author(s)
Alves, A. P. da S. M.; Coêlho, F. A. da S.; Coêlho, M. D. G.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Goias, Instituto de Patologia Tropical, Goiânia, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Patologia Tropical, 2014, 43, 3, pp 341-350
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During the summer seasons of two consequent years (2013-2014), 80 faecal samples from dogs in stray shelters of two Bulgarian districts (Sofia, n=40 and Pleven, n=40) were examined for infection with gastrointestinal parasites. The flotation-centrifugation method using ZnCl2 solution was used for...

Author(s)
Radev, V.; Lalkovski, N.; Zhelyazkov, P.; Kostova, T.; Sabev, P.; Nedelchev, N.; Vassileva, R.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2016, 19, 1, pp 57-62
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County based prevalence maps were produced using the annual data from the years 2011 through 2014 of the prevalence of Toxocara egg shedding in more than 500,000 pet cat and 2.5 million pet dog fecal samples submitted to centralized testing laboratories. Fecal examination results were obtained at...

Author(s)
Lucio-Forster, A.; Barbecho, J. S. M.; Mohammed, H. O.; Kornreich, B. G.; Bowman, D. D.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2016, 5, pp 1-13

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