Ecological analysis and description of the intestinal helminths present in dogs in Mexico City.

@article{EguaAguilar2005EcologicalAA,
  title={Ecological analysis and description of the intestinal helminths present in dogs in Mexico City.},
  author={Pilar Egu{\'i}a-Aguilar and Alejandro Cruz-Reyes and Jos{\'e} Juan Mart{\'i}nez-Maya},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2005},
  volume={127 2},
  pages={139-46}
}
The objective of the present study was to determine the prevalence of parasitoses in stray dogs from Mexico City, as well as to describe the structure of the intestinal helminth communities present in said hosts. One hundred and twenty dog intestines were collected and dissected to evaluate their parasitic load; finding parasites in 102 dogs (85%). The cestodes collected were: Dipylidium caninum in 72 dogs (60%), Taenia hydatigena in three (2.5%), Taenia pisiformis in two (1.6%), Echinococcus… CONTINUE READING

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