Capillaria plica infection in dogs.

  title={Capillaria plica infection in dogs.},
  author={Dr. Rana Hafeez – Ullah khan F. C. P. S Senior and Gebremedhin Solomon and Michael H. Goldschmidt and Ted Joyce and Kenneth C. Bov{\'e}e},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  volume={176 9},
The prevalence, pathologic effects, and treatment of Capillaria plica infection were investigated in two breeding kennels. The prevalence of C plica infection in mature dogs in two kennels (127 dogs) was 76% and 59%. Pups less than 8 months old did not pass C plica eggs in the urine. Age, breed, or sex predilection was not observed in mature dogs. In infected dogs, hematuria, dysuria, and pollakiuria developed without secondary bacterial cystitis. A direct life cycle could not be demonstrated… CONTINUE READING


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