Endoparasites

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    • Toxocara canis
    • Nematode (rounworm)
    • Found in small intestine
    • Cause abd. distension, intermittent diarrhea, dull haircoat, and occasional vomiting
    • Transmitted thru ingestion of eggs or transplacentally
    • Dx: fecal flotation
    • Tx: Panacur (Fenbendazole), Strongid T (Pyrantel pamoate)
    • Toxocara canis
    • Nematode (rounworm)
    • Found in small intestine
    • Causes abd. distension, intermittent diarrhea, dull haircoat, and occasional vomiting
    • Transmitted thru ingestion of eggs or transplacentally
    • Dx: fecal flotation
    • Tx: Panacur (Fenbendazole), Strongid T (Pyrantel pamoate)
    • Toxocara cati
    • Nematode (roundworm)
    • Intestinal infection - usually asymtomatic
    • Transmitted thru ingestion of eggs or queen milk
    • Dx: eggs in feces
    • Tx: Drontal, Revolution, Interceptor

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Author:
anniles
ID:
162773
Filename:
Endoparasites
Updated:
2012-07-17 02:35:37
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Parasitology
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Description:
Common parasites of the veterinary field
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