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Entamoeba histolytica, a protozoan parasite that affects humans and other primates all over the world. It is a common waterborne pathogen in endemic areas that have fecal oral transmission cycle. The aim of the present study was to examine the prevalence of E. histolytica and other Entamoeba...

Author(s)
Alam, M. A.; Azhar Maqbool; Nazir, M. M.; Muhammad Lateef; Khan, M. S.; Lindsay, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 207, 3/4, pp 216-219
Abstract

Background: Canine life stage is a key factor in parasite prevalence as clinical signs associated with parasitism are more common in pups. In adult dogs, health status and geographical region may also play a role in parasite prevalence. The purpose of this study was to evaluate fecal test results...

Author(s)
Sweet, S.; Hegarty, E.; McCrann, D. J.; Coyne, M.; Kincaid, D.; Szlosek, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2021, 14, 173, pp (20 March 2021)
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

Enteric parasitic diseases including giardiasis are of public health concern. Different methods are available for the diagnosis of this parasitic infection in fecal samples such as the identification of protozoan cysts and trophozoites by light microscopy, detection of specific antigens by ELISA,...

Author(s)
Uchcircumflex˜a, F. F. de M.; Sudré, A. P.; Campos, S. D. E.; Almosny, N. R. P.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2018, 145, pp 73-78
Abstract

Ancylostoma caninum is a zoonotic nematode which is able to affect animals and humans. Diagnosis in the definitive host and environmental detection are key to prevent its dissemination and achieve control. Herein, a new coprological LAMP method for the detection of A. caninum (Copro-LAMPAc) DNA was ...

Author(s)
Avila, H. G.; Risso, M. G.; Cabrera, M.; Ruybal, P.; Repetto, S. A.; Butti, M. J.; Trangoni, M. D.; Santillán, G.; Pérez, V. M.; Periago, M. V.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2021, 7, November,
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
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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
Abstract

This research had as objective to evaluate the occurrence and to characterize genetically the infections by Cryptosporidium in Mazama gouazoubira. By a non-invasive harvest methodology using trained sniffer dogs to locate fecal samples of cervids, 642 fecal samples were obtained from six Brazilian...

Author(s)
Teixeira, W. F. P.; Oliveira, M. L. de; Peres, P. H. de F.; Nagata, W. B.; Santana, B. N.; Oliveira, B. C. M.; Duarte, J. M. B.; Cardoso, T. C.; Lopes, W. D. Z.; Bresciani, K. D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ireland Ltd, Shannon, Irish Republic
Citation
Parasitology International, 2021, 80,
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
Abstract

Background: Infections by protozoans of the genus Giardia are a common cause of diarrhea in dogs. Canine giardiosis constitutes a disease with a zoonotic potential; however, it is often underestimated due to its challenging diagnosis. The objective of the study was to assess the diagnostic...

Author(s)
Symeonidou, I.; Gelasakis, A. I.; Miliotou, A. N.; Angelou, A.; Arsenopoulos, K. V.; Loukeri, S.; Papadopoulos, E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 544, pp (02 November 2020)

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