Prevalence of Intestinal Parasites Infection of Dogs in Chonbuk Province

전북지방 개의 장내기생충 감염실태

  • 양홍지 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소) ;
  • 윤여백 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소) ;
  • 이흥재 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소) ;
  • 최인방 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소) ;
  • 박태욱 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소) ;
  • 서창섭 (전라북도 가축위생시험소 이리지소)
  • Published : 1992.05.01


In order to detection of the Intestinal parasites, 503 fecal samples were taken from mongorel-and pad-dogs in Chonbuk province. The prevalence and identification of intestinal parasites were determined by the fecal examinations using the floatation and /or sedimentation methods and microscopical examination, respectively. The results were obtained as follows 1. Fifty-nine percent (297 dogs) from 503 fecal samples were detected eggs. In seasonal detection rate of eggs, Summer was 30.3%, Autumn 26.4%, Winter 22.3% and Spring 21.0%, in order, 2. A total of 20 kinds of eggs were isolated from feces, and it was identified 75.7% as Nematoda(320 dogs), 5.6% as Cestoda(24 dogs) and 1.4% as Trematoda(6 dogs), and 17.2% as Protozoa(73 dogs). The isolates were identified as Ancylostoma caninum (30.4%, 153 dogs), Isospora spp. (14.3%, 72 dogs), Toxocara canis(11.1%, 56 dogs), Toxascaris leonina(5.8%, 29 dogs) , Uncineria stenocephala or Physaloptera spp. (5.4%, 27 dogs), Trichuris vulpis(2.4%, 12 dogs) and the others, single or in combination. 3. In mixed infection such as single, double, triple and quadraple was 63.6%, 31.7%, 3.4% and 1.3%, respectively.