2017
DOI: 10.1590/s1984-29612017009 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: Platynosomiasis is a common feline hepatic disease caused by Platynosomum fastosum (Trematoda -Dicrocoelidae), which is also known as 'lizard poisoning'. Most reports of feline platynosomiasis show that this disease is sporadic and manifests with uncommon lesions; its pathogenicity is still not well understood. This study aimed to describe liver injuries and enzymatic changes associated with natural P. fastosum infection in 47 stray cats in an endemic area. Overall, 38.3% (18/47) of cats were parasitized, and … Show more

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