Canine and feline scabies in São Paulo - Brazil - Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo (1984-2002)
Keywords:Sarcoptic Mange, Notoedric Mange, Dogs, Cats
AbstractAt the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (HOVET) in FMVZ/USP, sarcoptic and notoedric mange are the second and the third most commonly diagnosed parasitic skin diseases, respectively. Between 1984 and 2002, 2907 cases of canine and feline scabies were diagnosed at HOVET. Canine scabies (2283) and feline scabies (624) represented 6.4% and 15.7%, respectively, of the cases seen. Feline scabies was more frequent than canine scabies (p<0.05 ). Canine scabies was more prevalent in pure breeds dogs (58.0%) with long hair (74.2%) and the most commonly affected dog breeds were: Poodle, Cocker Spaniel and German Shepherds. Canine and feline scabies were more frequent in males. Dogs (54.7%) and cats (63.5%) < 12 months old were the most affected. For notoedric mange stray cats, short-haired (74.2%) were most commonly affected. Feline scabies was most common in Siamese , Persian and Burmese cat breed. There was no seasonal difference in the occurence of scabies in either cats or dogs when results were analysed.
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Castro, R. de C. C., Lucarts, L. E. B., Delayte, E. H., Otsuka, M., Germano, P. M. L., & Larsson, C. E. (2005). Canine and feline scabies in São Paulo - Brazil - Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo (1984-2002). Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 42(2), 135-142. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2005.26444
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