sentinel surveillance for zoonotic parasites in companion animals in indigenous communities of saskatchewan.indigenous communities may have increased risk of exposure to zoonotic parasites, including echinococcus granulosus, toxocara canis, toxoplasma gondii, diphyllobothrium spp., and giardia duodenalis, for which dogs may serve as sentinels for or sources of human infection. canid fecal samples were collected from dogs and the environment in five indigenous communities across saskatchewan and alberta (n = 58, 62, 43, 66, and 25). parasites in individual fecal samples were quantified using fecal flot ...201222826486
parasitic zoonoses: one health surveillance in northern saskatchewan.we report the results of a joint human-animal health investigation in a dene community in northern saskatchewan, where residents harvest wildlife (including moose, bear, elk, and fish), live in close contact with free roaming dogs, and lack access to permanent veterinary services. fecal analysis of owned and free-roaming dogs over two consecutive years (nā€Š=ā€Š92, 103) identified several parasites of public health concern, including toxocara canis, diphyllobothrium spp., echinococcus/taenia, crypto ...201323556025
multiple zoonotic pathogens identified in canine feces collected from a remote canadian indigenous community.five genera of potentially zoonotic bacteria and parasites were detected in environmentally collected fecal samples from a remote indigenous community in northern saskatchewan, canada. organisms identified include toxocara canis, echniococcus granulosus, giardia duodenalis, cryptosporidium spp., and campylobacter spp. the prevalence and intensity of giardia spp. and campylobacter spp. in fecal samples was particularly remarkable. three-quarters of samples tested contained at least one zoonotic s ...201020682878
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