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National study of the gastrointestinal parasites of dogs and cats in Australia.
The prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in Australian pet dogs and cats was largely unknown prior to this study. Current recommendations for the prophylactic treatment of parasites in AustraliaExpand
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Molecular characterization of Blastocystis isolates from zoo animals and their animal-keepers.
Blastocystis is an enteric protist and one of the most frequently reported parasitic infections in humans and a variety of animal hosts. It has also been reported in numerous parasite surveys ofExpand
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Terminology for Blastocystis subtypes--a consensus.
Blastocystis is a ubiquitous enteric protistan parasite that has extensive genetic diversity and infects humans and many other animals. Distinct molecular methodologies developed to detect variationExpand
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Epidemiological and molecular evidence supports the zoonotic transmission of Giardia among humans and dogs living in the same community.
Giardia duodenalis isolates recovered from humans and dogs living in the same locality in a remote tea-growing community of northeast India were characterized at 3 different loci; the SSU-rDNA,Expand
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A survey of canine tick-borne diseases in India
BackgroundThere are few published reports on canine Babesia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Hepatozoon and haemotropic Mycoplasma infections in India and most describe clinical disease in individual dogs,Expand
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Direct characterization of Blastocystis from faeces by PCR and evidence of zoonotic potential.
In vitro propagation followed by PCR, and a PCR-based method capable of the direct detection of Blastocystis in faeces were utilized to detect Blastocystis from various hosts in Australia, includingExpand
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Molecular and morphological characterisation of Echinococcus from food producing animals in India.
In view of the medical, veterinary and economic importance of hydatid disease in India, our study aimed to determine the prevalence and genotypes of Echinococcus present in domestic livestock inExpand
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Ancylostoma ceylanicum, a re-emerging but neglected parasitic zoonosis.
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  • Biology, Medicine
  • International journal for parasitology
  • 1 November 2013
Although Ancylostoma ceylanicum is known to be an endemic and widely distributed hookworm of dogs and cats in Asia, its contribution to human morbidity as a potentially zoonotic hookworm remainsExpand
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PCR-based coprodiagnostic tools reveal dogs as reservoirs of zoonotic ancylostomiasis caused by Ancylostoma ceylanicum in temple communities in Bangkok.
A survey of gastrointestinal parasites of dogs and humans from temple communities in Bangkok revealed that 58% of dogs and 3.4% of humans, among those sampled, were infected with hookworms utilisingExpand
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Canine gastrointestinal parasitic zoonoses in India.
Although well recognized and studied in developed countries, canine parasitic zoonoses pose a lowly prioritized public health problem in developing countries such as India, where conditions areExpand
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