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Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern Canada

Salb, Amanda L., Barkema, H.W., Elkin, B.T., Thompson, R.C.A., Whiteside, D.P., Black, S.R., Dubey, J.P. and Kutz, S.J. (2008) Dogs as sources and sentinels of parasites in humans and wildlife, northern Canada. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14 (1). pp. 60-63.

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Abstract

A minimum of 11 genera of parasites, including 7 known or suspected to cause zoonoses, were detected in dogs in 2 northern Canadian communities. Dogs in remote settlements receive minimal veterinary care and may serve as sources and sentinels for parasites in persons and wildlife, and as parasite bridges between wildlife and humans.

Publication Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
Publisher: National Center for Infectious Diseases
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/8976
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