Prevalence of endoparasites in dog faecal deposits in Jordan.
Journal - Journal of helminthology (ENGLAND )
Of 756 dog faecal deposits collected from the road side and public places in five Jordanian Governorates 466 (61.6%) harboured parasite ova, oocysts and/or larvae. Of these, 67.7%, 26.8%, 4.1% and 1.4% revealed one, two, three and four different types of parasite ova, oocysts or larvae in the same sample, respectively. Examination of the infected samples revealed that 44.1% contained taeniid ova, 19.8% Dipylidium caninum, 19% Toxocara canis, 8% Sarcocystis spp. oocysts, 5% hookworm larvae, 1.5% Diphyllobothrium latum, 0.1% Capillaria spp, and 0.1% Trichuri vulpis eggs.
|ISSN : ||0022-149X|
|Mesh Heading : ||Ancylostomatoidea Animals Capillaria Cestoda Dog Diseases Dogs Feces Intestinal Diseases, Parasitic Jordan Prevalence Sarcocystis Taenia Toxocara Trichuris isolation & purification isolation & purification isolation & purification epidemiology epidemiology isolation & purification isolation & purification isolation & purification isolation & purification|
|Mesh Heading Relevant : ||epidemiology parasitology veterinary|