Dog Parasites Endangering Human Health

Dog Parasites Endangering Human Health Pdf

By Christina Strube and Heinz Mehlhorn

Dog Parasites Endangering Human Health PDF book presents the latest information on canine parasites with zoonotic potential, to help avoid human infections. Compiled by international specialists, it covers protozoa, ectoparasites and helminth species of clinical importance in dogs, as well as the state of the art in diagnosis, preventive measures and potentially necessary treatment schemes.

Dogs are commonly kept in families around the world and can predispose their human companions to disease. Updating and deepening insights from other specialist literature, the book is intended for practitioners and scientists alike. It also offers practical guidance for veterinary and human physicians and highlights unexplored research areas, making it a valuable resource for students and educated non-experts with an interest in parasitology, infectiology and zoonotic pet diseases.

  • A highly readable resource on canine parasitoses and their zoonotic potential
  • Provides clear advice on symptom recognition and parasitic disease control
  • Describes pet dog diseases and rural wildlife transmission circles
  • Complements existing literature in infection research and pet medicine
  • Reference work for parasitologists as well as veterinary and human physicians

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Table of Contents

Front Matter


The Zoonotic Dog Roundworm Toxocara canis, a Worldwide Burden of Public Health

Canine Leishmaniosis

The Challenges with Canine Giardia

Dogs and Their Role in the Eco-epidemiology of Chagas Disease

Echinococcus Species: Tiny Tapeworms

An Update on the Status of Hydatidosis/Echinococcosis in Domestic Animals, Wildlife and Humans in Australia

Dipylidium caninum

Ancylostoma caninum and Other Canine Hookworms

Strongyloidiasis: Really a Zoonosis?

Dirofilaria spp. Do They Get Under Your Skin (Or into Your Heart)?

Guinea Worm Infection in Dogs: A Case of Reverse Zoonosis that Impedes Dracunculus medinensis Eradication

Ticks, Dogs, and Humans: An Endangered Community

Trematodes Attacking Dogs and Humans

Back Matter

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