Helminthic phaune of dogs and cats of some municipalities of São Paulo State

Heloisa Cristina da Silva, Karina Carrão Castagnolli, Daniela Miyasaka da Silveira, Gustavo Henrique Nogueira Costa, Ricardo Alexandre Gomes, Adjair Antônio do Nascimento


Twenty eight dogs and 11 cats from São Paulo State Municipalities (Araraquara, Cosmorama, Jaboticabal, Pontal, Sertãozinho and Taiuva cities) were submeeted to nechropsy. The animals, males and females, no defined race, with different ages and naturally infected by parasites were transported to the CPPAR – Centro de Pesquisas em Sanidade Animal – UNESP. After a five days period, in which the animals have recived water and ration “ ad libitum”, they were killed under normal ethic anesthetic scientific research procedures. A total of 1010 parasites were identified in the dogs, with the following occurrence and infection range: Toxocara canis (71,43% and 0 to 58%); Ancylostoma caninum (76,14% and 0 to 77), Ancylostoma braziliense (57,14% and 0 to 117); Dipylidium caninum (42,86% and 0 to 73) and Physaloptera praeputialis (3,57% and 0 to 1). Among the 750 helminths identified in the felidae the occurrence and infection range were: A.caninum (100% and 3 to 275), D. caninum (54,54% and 0 to 33), Hydatigera taeniformis (45,45% and 0 to 45), P. praeputialis (54,54% and 0 to 20) and Platynosomum fastosum (27,27% and 0 to 5).


Helminths; Dogs; Cats.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5433/1679-0359.2001v22n1p67

Semina: Ciênc. Agrár.
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DOI: 10.5433 / 1679-0359
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