Dipylidium

Dipylidium

 [dip″ĭ-lid´e-um]
a genus of tapeworms. D. cani´num is parasitic in dogs, cats, and occasionally humans.
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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
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Debe tenerse en cuenta que en Argentina se han realizado estudios en caninos, resultando positivos ante agentes como Leptospira, Toxocara, Ancylostoma, Trichuris, Dipylidium, Taenia (18, 19) e incluso Ancylostoma en la propia ciudad en estudio (20).
There are two types of tapeworms routinely seen in cats, with the most common tapeworm being Dipylidium caninum, seen in both dogs and cats.
Fleas can also be competent vectors for numerous pathogens, including zoonotic such as Rickettsia typhi (murine typhus), Bartonella henselae ("cat scratch disease" in humans), and Yersinia pestis (plague) and act as the intermediate host of the tapeworm species Dipylidium caninum [5, 8-10].
Kopeklerdeki fazla sayidaki helmint cesitliligine ragmen, Turkiye'de sokak veya az sayidaki sahipli kopekler uzerinde yapilan calismalarda, daha cok cestodlardan Taenia, Dipylidium, Mesocestoides ve Echinococcus, nematodlardan Toxocara, Toxascaris, Ancylostoma, Uncinaria, Trichuris ve Spirocerca gibi helmint turleri bildirilmistir (10-16).
The intestinal protozoa and helminth parasites of cats that have been identified by studies in other countries include Giardia lamblia, Isospora spp., hookworms, acanthocephalans, Toxocara spp., Physaloptera spp., Taenia spp., Joyexiella spp., Dipylidium spp., Dicrocoelium dendriticum spp., Sarcocystis spp., Entamoeba spp., and Blastocystis spp.
THE most common tapeworm to affect cats and dogs in the UK is the flea tapeworm (Dipylidium caninum), which uses the flea as an intermediate host in its life cycle.
Tomando en cuenta algunos estudios donde se evaluaron las cargas parasitaria de jardines y parques, en los que se encontraron parasitos potencialmente zoonoticos como Toxocara canis, Strongyloides spp y, Dipylidium spp., entre otros (Barbosa et al.
As shown in table 1, 22 dogs were infected with Echinococcus granulosus [27.5%], 28 dogs with Taenia hydatigena [35%], 20 dogs with Taenia multiceps [25%], 38 dogs with Dipylidium spp.
Or in the case of the Dipylidium tapeworm, the carnivore chews a flea off itself.