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A Dog with Multiple Infections of Enteric Parasitic Zoonosis in Mashhad City, North-East of Iran; a Case Report
M.A. Mohaghegh1, M. Falahati1, H. Hooshyar2, S.H. Hejazi3, M. Ghomashlooyan *4
1- Parasitology & Mycology Department, Medicine School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
2- Parasitology Departments, Medicine School, Kashan University of Medical Sciences, Kashan, Iran
3- Skin Diseases & Leishmaniasis Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran
4- Parasitology & Mycology Department, Medicine School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran , mgn1370@yahoo.com
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Aims: In this study, we examined stool specimen from a 3-year-old domesticated dog, which was referred to a veterinary clinic with clinical signs such as nausea or vomiting, dysentery, cachexia and rash in Mashhad city, northeast of Iran.
Patient & Methods: A 3-year-old pet dog was referred to veterinary clinic of Mashhad in February 2016 by symptoms including, nausea or vomiting, dysentery, cachexia and rash in Mashhad City, Northeast of Iran. For parasitological examination, formalin-ether concentration technique was used. Fecal smears were made from the sediment, stained with iodine and observed by light microscope. Modified Ziehl Neelsen method was used for the detection of Cryptosporidium spp.
Findings: The animal was infected with 10 disease-causing parasites; Taenia spp., Fasciola spp., Dicrocoelium dendriticum, Acanthocephal spp., Trichuris vulpis, Hook worm, Giardia spp., Blastocystis spp., Eimeria spp., and Cystoisospora spp.
Conclusion: Domestic and stray dog could be an important sources for distribution of zoonoses disease especially parasitic agents.

Keywords: Dog Diseases, Pets, Echinococcus granulosus, Toxocara canis
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Article Type: Systematic Review | Subject: Parasitology and Vector Borne Diseases
Received: 2016/04/8 | Accepted: 2016/06/1 | Published: 2016/08/13
* Corresponding Author Address: Medicine School, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Hezar Jerib Avenue, Isfahan, Iran. Postal Code: 81746-73461
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DOI: 10.18869/IAHS.3.2.83


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Mohaghegh M, Falahati M, Hooshyar H, Hejazi S, Ghomashlooyan M. A Dog with Multiple Infections of Enteric Parasitic Zoonosis in Mashhad City, North-East of Iran; a Case Report. IAHS. 2016; 3 (2) :83-85
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