Capillaria plica (syn. Pearsonema plica) infection in a dog with chronic pollakiuria: challenges in the diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Basso2014CapillariaP,
  title={Capillaria plica (syn. Pearsonema plica) infection in a dog with chronic pollakiuria: challenges in the diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Walter U Basso and Zita Sp{\"a}nhauer and Susi Arnold and Peter Deplazes},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2014},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={140-2}
}
Capillaria plica (syn. Pearsonema plica) is a nematode parasite of the urinary tract of canids, felids and mustelids, which can cause cystitis, pollakiuria, dysuria and hematuria. An eight-month-old female crossbred dog from Switzerland presented a six-month history of frequent urination. During the first clinical examination, C. plica eggs were detected in the urine sediment. Three series of treatments with fenbendazole (50 mg/kg body weight[BW]/day, orally) for 10 days each, three single day… CONTINUE READING
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