Case report: First confirmed case of canine peritoneal larval cestodiasis caused by Mesocestoides vogae (syn. M. corti) in Japan.

Abstract

Canine peritoneal larval cestodiasis (CPLC) is an unusual parasitic disease in dogs that is caused by asexual proliferation of larval Mesocestoides. A 12 year-old spayed Shetland sheepdog with abdominal distension was referred to the Animal Medical Center at Nihon University, Japan. The presence of ascites was confirmed by abdominal ultrasonography and X… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.01.021

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@article{Kashiide2014CaseRF, title={Case report: First confirmed case of canine peritoneal larval cestodiasis caused by Mesocestoides vogae (syn. M. corti) in Japan.}, author={Takuya Kashiide and Jun Matsumoto and Yoshiki Yamaya and Aya Uwasawa and Ai Miyoshi and Kazuo Yamada and Toshihiro Watari and S Nogami}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2014}, volume={201 1-2}, pages={154-7} }