Treatment of Naturally Occurring, Asymptomatic Giardia sp. in Dogs with Drontal® Plus Flavour Tablets

@article{Bowman2009TreatmentON,
  title={Treatment of Naturally Occurring, Asymptomatic Giardia sp. in Dogs with Drontal® Plus Flavour Tablets},
  author={Dwight Douglas Bowman and Janice L. Liotta and Michael A Ulrich and Sam D. Charles and Josef Heine and Roland Schaper},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
  year={2009},
  volume={105},
  pages={125-134}
}
The administration of three consecutive daily doses of the recommended 1x dose of Drontal® Plus flavour tablets (Bayer) was examined for its effect on Giardia sp. cyst-shedding in 7 treated and 7 untreated random-source dogs. Dogs were treated on study days 0, 1 and 2. Cysts were quantified using direct immunofluorescent labelling on days –7, –5, –3 and –2, and daily from day 1 through 11. Three treated dogs never shed cysts again during the study, one shed again only on day 4, and the… CONTINUE READING