publication . Master thesis . 2016

Evaluation of faecal sampling methods for the analysis of Giardia sp. in companion animals

Santos, Ana Rita Ruas dos;
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  • Published: 06 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Dissertação de Mestrado Integrado em Medicina Veterinária Giardiosis is a zoonosis with a worldwide distribution, responsible for gastrointestinal disease in both humans and animals. Transmitted by contaminated water and food, Giardia represents a risk to veterinary and public health. Because of its prevalence in companion animals, veterinarians and animal owners awareness of the importance of its identification and treatment in infected animals, made it an important part of the routine diagnostic techniques in the parasitology laboratories. In this project, faecal sampling for Immunofluorescence Microscopy technique (IF) was evaluated in order to improve Giardi...
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free text keywords: Giardia, faecal sampling, Immunofluorescence Microscopy, sensitivity, SVA, Sweden, amostragem fecal, Microscopia de Imunofluorescência, sensibilidade, Suécia
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