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The prevalence of parasitic helminths in stray dogs in the Baghdad area, Iraq






Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology 80(3): 329-331

The prevalence of parasitic helminths in stray dogs in the Baghdad area, Iraq

The prevalence of parasitic helminths in 20 stray dogs from the area of Baghdad was recorded. Taenia spp. were found in 12 dogs, Dipylidium caninum in ten dogs, Toxocara canis in eight dogs, Ancylostoma caninum in seven dogs and Echinococcus granulosus in five dogs. Spirocerca lupi and Dirofilaria immitis were found in three dogs, Mesocestoides lineatus in two dogs and Strongyloides stercoralis in one dog.


Accession: 006740469

PMID: 3800471

DOI: 10.1080/00034983.1986.11812024



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