[Hair coat contamination with zoonotic helminth eggs of farm and pet dogs and foxes].

@article{Nagy2011HairCC,
  title={[Hair coat contamination with zoonotic helminth eggs of farm and pet dogs and foxes].},
  author={Anina Nagy and Iskenderali Ziadinov and Alexander Schweiger and Manuela Schnyder and Peter Deplazes},
  journal={Berliner und Munchener tierarztliche Wochenschrift},
  year={2011},
  volume={124 11-12},
  pages={503-11}
}
Infections of dogs with Toxocara canis and Echinococcus multilocularis pose an infection-risk particularly for contact persons. We examined specimens of hair coat and faeces of 124 farm dogs, 118 household dogs, 49 kennel dogs, 15 puppies from two litters, and 46 red foxes. Microscopically identified eggs of Toxocara or taeniids were further investigated by species-specific PCRs. In farm dogs, eggs of E. multilocularis or T. canis were identified in each 2.4% of faecal samples, eggs of T. cati… CONTINUE READING
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