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STUDY REGARDING ENDOPARASITES INFESTATION IN DOGS FROM HOUSEHOLD IN MORENI – DAMBOVITA AREA

Published in Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 19 ISSUE 4
Written by Al. NEAGU, Poliana TUDOR, C. VLAGIOIU

The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of endoparasitic infestation in dogs. The study was performed on 155 samples of dog feces collected from dogs in households in Moreni – Dambovita area during the period July 2012 to June 2013. After microscopic examination, a prevalence of 72,25 % (112/155) was established, with identification of the following species: Ancylostoma caninum 60,71 % (68/112), Trichocephalus vulpis 45,53 % (51/112), Uncinaria stenocephala 23,21 % (26 /112), Toxocara canis 8,92 % (10/155), Toxocara leonine 7,14 % (8/155). In 61.60 % (69/112) of positive cases one parasitic species was indentified and in 38,39 % (43 /112) two parasitic species were indentified.The investigation had shown a high prevalence of endoparasitic infestation in dogs, studied area indicating a potential zoonotic risk.

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