Dipylidium


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Dipylidium

 [dip″ĭ-lid´e-um]
a genus of tapeworms. D. cani´num is parasitic in dogs, cats, and occasionally humans.

Dipylidium

/Dip·y·lid·i·um/ (dip″ĭ-lid´e-um) a genus of tapeworms. D. cani´num, the dog tapeworm, is parasitic in dogs and cats and is occasionally found in humans.

Dipylidium

(di?pi?lid'e-um, ?pi-)
A genus of tapeworms (family Dipylidiae) that infests dogs and cats.

Dipylidium caninum

A species that is a common parasite of dogs and cats. Infestation in humans may occasionally occur through the accidental ingestion of lice or fleas, the intermediate hosts. Synonym: dog tapeworm See: Ctenocephalides

Dipylidium

a genus of tapeworms of the family Dipylidiidae. Besides those listed below, includes D. gracile, D. compactum, D. diffusum, D. buencaminoi (syn. D. caninum), D. sexcoronatum (cats).

Dipylidium caninum
the dog tapeworm, parasitic in dogs and cats and occasionally found in humans. Esthetically unattractive when excreted in the feces, but causes little damage other than anal irritation.
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Based on additional information from the veterinary staff, many of the infections were Dipylidium caninum (Linnaeus), the dog tapeworm.
These findings were consistent with a diagnosis of Dipylidium caninum.
diminuta, Diphyllobothrium latum, and Dipylidium caninum.
Upon examination of the felids, 80% (16) were infected with the protozoan Toxoplasma gondi, the tapeworms, Dipylidium canium and Taenia taeniaeformis, or the nematode Toxocara cati.
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Our third type of worm is the tapeworm, Dipylidium caninum.
The efficacy of the drugs Cestex (epsiprantel) and Droncit (praziquantel), developed for Dipylidium caninum was determined for the closely related tapeworm Hymenolepis diminuta.
Infestation rate with Ancylostoma caninum and Dipylidium caninum respectively 8% and 7% were observed, also infestation rate of Trichuris vulpis 6% were distinguished.