First report of a fatal autochthonous canine Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in Belgium.

@article{Jolly2015FirstRO,
  title={First report of a fatal autochthonous canine Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in Belgium.},
  author={Sandra Jolly and Luc C Poncelet and Laetitia Lempereur and Yannick Caron and Calixte Bayrou and Dominique E. Cassart and Felix Grimm and Bertrand Jacques Losson},
  journal={Parasitology international},
  year={2015},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={97-9}
}
Canine angiostrongylosis is considered as an emergent disease in Europe and Canada. A fatal case of Angiostrongylus vasorum infection is described in a four and a half month old puppy born in Belgium. The dog was presented with marked neurological disorders, body weight loss, a profound weakness and mild respiratory signs. The dog was given antibiotics and mucolytic compounds with very little improvement and consequently was referred to a specialist for additional examinations. As the general… CONTINUE READING
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