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Pet associated illness in Ireland: a review

Irish Medical Journal 79(7): 176-179

Pet associated illness in Ireland: a review

A brief account is given of the most common human parasitic diseases associated with dogs and cats in the Irish Republic - toxocariasis (Toxocara canis) and toxoplasmosis. Hydatids are rare. The role of pets in Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium infection has not been established.

Accession: 001653369

PMID: 3528039

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