Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical
versão On-line ISSN 1678-9849
BLAZIUS, Renê Darela et al. Occurrence of protozoa and helminthes in faecal samples of stray dogs from Itapema City, Santa Catarina. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop. [online]. 2005, vol.38, n.1, pp.73-74. ISSN 1678-9849. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0037-86822005000100018.
Samples of feces from dogs seized by the health surveillance program of Itapema city, SC, were studied. From 158 samples examined 121 (76.6%) were positive, with a prevalence of Ancylostoma spp (70.9%), followed by Toxocara canis (14.5%), Trichuris vulpis (13.9%), Isospora spp (6.3%) and Dipylidium caninum (1.9%).
Palavras-chave : Helminths; Protozoa; Toxocara; Ancylostoma; Faecal samples of dogs.