Wharton, "A comparison of lungworm
faecal larval counts and trichostrongyloid faecal egg counts between red deer (Cervus elaphus) and red deer x wapiti F1 hybrids," New Zealand Veterinary Journal, vol.
A parasitic nematode, the rat lungworm
starts off by infecting a rat's lungs, blood and brain.
Signs that your dog may have lungworm
include breathlessness, coughing, weight loss, reduced appetite and tummy upset.
(Dictyocaulus viviparus) is a relatively common parasite in tropical and subtropical areas and causes heavy economic losses (Panciera and Confer 2010).
, a potentially fatal infection for dogs, has become increasingly diagnosed by vets, the Be Lungworm
Aware campaign has warned.
Professor Shine's team, with support from the Australian Research Council, studied cane toads in Queensland that lagged behind the invasion front and found they were infected with a lungworm
parasite that slows down adults and kills baby toads.
Key words: Canis latrans, Capillaria aerophila, coyote, Crenosoma vulpis, lungworm
, Oslerus osleri, Paragonimus kellicotti, parasites
A post mortem on one of the sheep discovered high levels of Trichostrongyle-type eggs and a large number of lungworm
They lost Labrador Sam in 2016 after being struck with what she believes was little-known disease lungworm
is a parasitic worm found in adult rodents, namely rats.
Until last week, I was amongst the 94 % that hadn't heard of lungworm
infections in dogs, and as a gardener, was horrified to learn that it spread by slugs and snails - and possibly even their slime.