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A cross sectional study was designed to ascertain the prevalence of zoonotic helminths and protozoan parasites in dogs by employing conventional techniques and molecular characterization using polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Companion animals are reservoir hosts for helminths and protozoa species, ...

Author(s)
Suganya, G.; Porteen, K.; Sekar, M.; Sangaran, A.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 1, pp 96-102
Abstract

Neospora caninum is one of the important causes of abortion in dairy cattle worldwide. The dog is known as a definitive host of N. caninum and can transmit the parasite to cattle by shedding oocysts. The aim of the present study is to detect the presence of N. caninum in feces of dairy farm dogs...

Author(s)
Qian WeiFeng; Wang TianQi; Yan WenChao; Han LiFang; Zhai Kai; Duan BaoQing; Lv ChaoChao
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2016, 115, 8, pp 3267-3273
AbstractFull Text

Giardia spp. is a zoonotic protozoan that causes acute gastroenteritis in humans and other animal species across the world. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Giardia spp. in free living and owned dogs from Tunja-Colombia by Ritchie concentration method and to identify the...

Author(s)
Pulido-Medellín, M. O.; Giraldo-Forero, J. C.; Chavarro-Tulcán, G. I.
Publisher
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Trakia University, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria
Citation
Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 22, 3, pp 337-343
Abstract

In order to investigate the endemic status of Metorchis orientalis infection in human, mammals, poultries and fishes, an epidemiological survey was performed in randomly selected 5 endemic villages in Pucheng County during 2016-2017. The modified Kato-Katz thick smear method was applied to examine...

Author(s)
Cai ChangHuang; Zuo MingYing; Zhang ZhiPing; Zhang Hui; Liao JianPing; Yu WenWu; Chen BaoJian
Publisher
National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, China
Citation
Chinese Journal of Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases, 2018, 36, 6, pp 624-626
Abstract

Background: Cystic echinococcosis is highly prevalent in northwest China. A cost-effective, easy to operate diagnostic tool with high sensitivity and specificity would greatly facilitate the monitoring of Echinococcus infections in canine definitive hosts. Methods: The primers used in the LAMP...

Author(s)
Ni XingWei; McManus, D. P.; Lou ZhongZi; Yang JiFei; Yan HongBin; Li Li; Li HongMin; Liu QuanYuan; Li ChunHua; Shi WanGui; Fan YanLei; Liu Xu; Cai JinZhong; Lei MengTong; Fu BaoQuan; Yang YuRong; Jia WanZhong
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2014, 9, 7, pp e100877
Abstract

Cryptosporidium is a parasitic protozoon with a wide range of vertebrate hosts. Cryptosporidiosis has been reported from numerous countries, including Iran. Molecular identification can be applied to characterize Cryptosporidium, of which there are over 30 species and 50 genotypes. Herein, we...

Author(s)
Ranjbar, R.; Mirhendi, H.; Izadi, M.; Behrouz, B.; Manesh, R. M.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2018, 18, 2, pp 96-100
Abstract

Giardia duodenalis is a worldwide occurring protozoan that can infect various mammalian hosts. While living conditions are getting closer between pet animals and owners, there is discussion whether dogs may contribute to the transmission of these pathogens to humans. The present study was conducted ...

Author(s)
Sommer, M. F.; Beck, R.; Ionita, M.; Stefanovska, J.; Vasić, A.; Zdravković, N.; Hamel, D.; Rehbein, S.; Knaus, M.; Mitrea, I. L.; Shukullari, E.; Kirkova, Z.; Rapti, D.; Capári, B.; Silaghi, C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2015, 114, 6, pp 2165-2174
Abstract

Background: Echinococcosis and toxocarosis caused by the genus of Echinococcus and Toxocara spp. are among important helminthic diseases worldwide. Limited data on the prevalence of these parasites persuaded us to determine the prevalence of E. granulosus, E. multilocularis, and T. canis infections ...

Author(s)
Beiromvand, M.; Rafiei, A.; Razmjou, E.; Maraghi, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 224, pp (25 July 2018)
Abstract

Several parasites including the protozoa Blastocystis sp. and Cryptosporidium spp. may be causative agents of gastrointestinal symptoms in domestic dogs, and there may be a potential risk of transmission to owners. While France is one of the largest European countries in terms of its canine...

Author(s)
Osman, M.; Bories, J.; El-Safadi, D.; Poirel, M. T.; Gantois, N.; Benamrouz-Vanneste, S.; Delhaes, L.; Hugonnard, M.; Certad, G.; Zenner, L.; Viscogliosi, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 214, 1/2, pp 167-170
Abstract

Giardia has a wide range of host species and is a common cause of diarrhoeal disease in humans and animals. Companion animals are able to transmit a range of zoonotic diseases to their owners including giardiasis, but the size of this risk is not well known. The aim of this study was to analyse...

Author(s)
Bouzid, M.; Halai, K.; Jeffreys, D.; Hunter, P. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 3/4, pp 181-202

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