Monthly Archives: March 2018
Dog adenovirus is an acute disease of young carnivores, characterized by fever, damage to the respiratory system, digestion, conjunctiva and lymphoid tissue.
The disease is common among carnivores of all breeds and ages, but young animals are most susceptible at the age of 2 weeks to 4 months. Dogs of different breeds get sick, but puppies are more sensitive. The source of the causative agent of the infection is sick animals that secrete the pathogen into the environment, when coughing, sneezing, with nasal discharge and feces. Continue reading
Fascioliasis is a helminthiasis, from the group of trematodoses, a disease of many species of mammals caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica (Fasciola vulgaris). The causative agent is F. hepatica, a large trematode leaf-shaped, flat. The parasite is 20–30 mm long and 5–12 mm wide.
Fasciola parasitizes in the adult state in the bile ducts of the liver, sometimes in the gall bladder, in the early stages in the liver tissue in nutria, rabbits, many wild and domestic mammals, and in humans. Continue reading