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Canine and feline cardiopulmonary parasitic nematodes in Europe: emerging and underestimated
Cardiopulmonary nematodes of dogs and cats cause parasitic diseases of central relevance in current veterinary practice. In the recent past the distribution of canine and feline heartworms andExpand
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Vector-borne helminths of dogs and humans in Europe
Presently, 45% of the total human population of Europe, as well as their domestic and companion animals, are exposed to the risk of vector-borne helminths (VBH) causing diseases. A plethora ofExpand
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A review of dicrocoeliosis of ruminants including recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment.
Despite its widespread presence among grazing ruminants, dicrocoeliosis, also known as "small liver fluke" disease, is poorly known and often underestimated by researchers and practitioners in manyExpand
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Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in wild animals: report of new host species and ecological implications.
Thelazia callipaeda infects the eyes of carnivores and humans in Far Eastern Asiatic and European countries. Studies have demonstrated the occurrence of T. callipaeda in foxes from areas where canineExpand
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Anthelmintic resistance to ivermectin and moxidectin in gastrointestinal nematodes of cattle in Europe
Anthelmintic resistance has been increasingly reported in cattle worldwide over the last decade, although reports from Europe are more limited. The objective of the present study was to evaluate theExpand
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Dicrocoeliosis of ruminants: a little known fluke disease.
Abstract Dicrocoeliosis is mainly caused by Dicrocoelium dendriticum , which is also known as ‘lancet fluke' or ‘small liver fluke' as opposed to Fasciola spp., otherwise known as the ‘liver fluke'.Expand
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Prevalence and molecular characterization of Giardia duodenalis from sheep in central Italy
Giardiosis in domestic ruminants is an important parasitic disease and it has been shown to impair growth in lambs, thus constituting a disease of economic concern. In Europe, surveys on theExpand
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Feline aelurostrongylosis and canine angiostrongylosis: a challenging diagnosis for two emerging verminous pneumonia infections.
Aelurostrongylus abstrusus and Angiostrongylus vasorum (Nematoda, Metastrongyloidea) are causative agents of verminous feline and canine pneumonia. Both are presently emerging in several geographicalExpand
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Thelazia eyeworm: an original endo- and ecto-parasitic nematode.
The genus Thelazia comprises several parasites, commonly named eyeworms, which infect the eyes and associated tissues of mammals, including humans. Transmission of eyeworms occurs via non-bitingExpand
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New insights into the morphology, molecular characterization and identification of Baylisascaris transfuga (Ascaridida, Ascarididae).
Species ranked within the genus Baylisascaris (Ascaridida, Ascarididae) have been implicated in clinical and subclinical intestinal diseases in their natural hosts (e.g., raccoons and bears) as wellExpand
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