High prevalence of intestinal infections and ectoparasites in dogs, Minas Gerais State (southeast Brazil)

@article{Heukelbach2012HighPO,
  title={High prevalence of intestinal infections and ectoparasites in dogs, Minas Gerais State (southeast Brazil)},
  author={J{\"o}rg Heukelbach and Raphael Frank and L Mart{\'i}nez Ariza and {\'I}ris de Sousa Lopes and Alcides de Assis e Silva and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Borges and Jean Ezequiel Limongi and Carlos Henrique Morais de Alencar and Sven Klimpel},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2012},
  volume={111},
  pages={1913-1921}
}
In the present study, 155 dogs euthanized by the Zoonotic Disease Unit of Uberlândia in Minas Gerais State (Southeast Brazil) were autopsied. Ectoparasites were collected, and the intestinal content of dogs was systematically examined for the presence of helminthic parasites. In total, we isolated 5,155 metazoan parasites of eight species (three intestinal… CONTINUE READING