A comparison of the prevalence of Spirocerca lupi in three groups of dogs with different life and hunting styles.

@article{Mylonakis2001ACO,
  title={A comparison of the prevalence of Spirocerca lupi in three groups of dogs with different life and hunting styles.},
  author={Mathios E. Mylonakis and Alexander F. Koutinas and Maria Liapi and Manolis N. Saridomichelakis and Tim S. Rallis},
  journal={Journal of helminthology},
  year={2001},
  volume={75 4},
  pages={359-61}
}
The prevalence of Spirocerca lupi in 260 privately owned dogs with different life and hunting styles in Greece was based on the examination of randomly taken faecal samples using Teleman's sedimentation technique. The dogs did not demonstrate any clinical signs of spirocerciasis. Although the prevalence was 10%, it was found to be significantly higher in trace hunting dogs (21%), than in scent hunting dogs (5%) and household pets (0%). There was no relationship between prevalence and age/sex of… CONTINUE READING

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