Results of parasitological examinations of faecal samples from horses, ruminants, pigs, dogs, cats, hedgehogs and rabbits between 1998 and 2002 Ergebnisse parasitologischer Kotuntersuchungen von Pferden, Wiederkauern, Schweinen, Hunden, Katzen, Igeln and Kaninchen in den Jahren 1998-2002


Epe, C.; Coati, N.; Schnieder, T.

Deutsche Tierärztliche Wochenschrift 111(6): 243-247

2004


The results of coproscopical examinations in horses, ruminants, pigs, dogs, cats, hedgehogs and rabbits between 1998 and 2002 are presented. In 4399 samples from horses 37.4 % stages of strongylids, 1.4 % anoplocephalids, 1.3 % Strongyloides westeri, 0.9 % Parascaris equorum, 0.04 % Oxyuris equi, 0.04 % Eimeria sp. and 0.04 % Fasciola hepatica were found. In 998 samples of cattle 22.1 % stages of strongylids, 11.2 % of Eimeria spp., 3.5 % of cryptosporidium, 2.9 % of Moniezia spp., 1.3 % of Trichuris spp., 0.7 % of Dictyocaulus sp., 0.6 % of Fasciola hepatica, 0.6 % of Strongyloides sp., 0.5 % of Nematodirus spp. and 0.4 % of Capillaria sp. could be detected. In 524 samples of sheep 60.7 % eggs of strongylids, 43.1 % oozysts of Eimeria spp., 11.1 % stages of Nematodirus spp., 9.5 % of Moniezia spp., 7.8 % of Trichuris spp., 6.7 % of Strongyloides sp., 1.7 % of Fasciola hepatica, 1 % of Capillaria spp., 0.4 % of protostrongylidae, 0.2 % of Skrjabinema sp. and 0.2 % of Dictyocaulus sp. were found. 33.9 % of the 118 samples of goats that were examined were positive for oocysts of Eimeria spp., 30.5 % for eggs of strongylids, 6.8 % for Nematodirus spp., 4.2 % for Trichuris spp., 3.4 % for Moniezia spp., 0.8 for protostrongylids and 0.8 % for Strongyloides sp. 5.7 % of 1427 samples of pigs contained stages of strongylids, 1.5 % of Ascaris suum, 0.4 % of Isospora, 0.3 % of Eimeria spp., 0.3 % of Trichuris sp., 0.1 % of Giardia sp., 0.1 % of cryptosproidium as well as 0.1 % of metastrongylids. In 1281 of the samples of dogs 2.3 % Giardia sp., 2.3 % Isospora sp., 2.2 % Toxocara canis, 1.4 % ancylostomids, 0.8 % taeniids, 0.6 % larvae of Crenosoma sp., 0.2 % Capillaria sp, 0.2 % Trichuris vulpis and 0,2 % Hammondia-like oocysts were found. In 441 samples of cats 10.7 % stages of Isospora sp., 3.9 % eggs of Toxocara cati, 1.6 % of ancylostomids, 1.4 % of taeniids, 1.1 % of Giardia sp., 0.7 % of Toxoplasma-like oocysts, 0.7 % of Aelurostrongylus abstrusus, 0.5 % of Toxascaris leonina and 0,2 % of Capillaria spp. were found. Furthermore 0.2 % of the samples contained proglottids of Mesocestoides and 0.2 % stages of Dipylidium sp. Eggs of Capillaria sp. were found in 33 % of the 106 samples of hedgehogs. larvae of Crenosoma striatum in 27.4 %, oocysts of Isospora sp. in 5.7 % of the cases. In 232 samples of rabbits 56.9 % oocysts of Eimeria sp., 4.8 % stages of Passalurus ambiguus, 1.3 % of strongylids, 0.9 % of Strongyloides sp., 0.4 % of trematodes were found.