publication . Master thesis . 2016

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

Santos, Ana Rita Ruas dos;
Open Access English
  • Published: 06 Sep 2016
  • Publisher: Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária
  • Country: Portugal
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...
free text keywords: Giardia, faecal sampling, Immunofluorescence Microscopy, sensitivity, SVA, Sweden, amostragem fecal, Microscopia de Imunofluorescência, sensibilidade, Suécia
Related Organizations
Download from
UTL Repository
Master thesis . 2016

Anderson, K. A., Brooks, A. S., Morrison, A. L., Reid-Smith, R. J., Martin, S. W., Benn, D. M., & Peregrine, A. S. (2004). Impact of Giardia vaccination on asymptomatic Giardia infections in dogs at a research facility. Canadian Veterinary Journal, 45(11), 924-930.

Baneth, G., Thamsborg, S. M., Otranto, D., Guillot, J., Blaga, R., Deplazes, P. & SolanoGallego, L. (2015). Major parasitic zoonoses associated with dogs and cats in Europe. Journal of Comparative Pathology.

Barda, B., Cajal, P., Villagran, E., Cimino, R., Juarez, M., Krolewiecki, Rinaldi, L., Cringoli, G., Burioni, R. & Albonico, M. (2014). Mini-FLOTAC, Kato-Katz and McMaster: three methods, one goal; highlights from north Argentina. Parasit Vectors, 7, 271.

Barda, B. D., Rinaldi, L., Ianniello, D., Zepherine, H., Salvo, F., Sadutshang, T., Cringoli, G., Clement, M. & Albonico, M. (2013). Mini-FLOTAC, an innovative direct diagnostic technique for intestinal parasitic infections: experience from the Field. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 7(8), e2344.

Barda, B., Ianniello, D., Salvo, F., Sadutshang, T., Rinaldi, L., Cringoli, G., Burioni, R. & Albonico, M. (2014). “Freezing” parasites in pre-Himalayan region, Himachal Pradesh: Experience with mini-FLOTAC. Acta Tropica, 130, 11-16.

Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue