Contamination for faecal samples dogs of the public squares of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso

Authors

  • Arleana do Bom Parto Ferreira de Almeida Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, MT
  • Valéria Régia Franco Sousa Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, MT
  • Luciana Dalcin Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, MT
  • Christiano Henrique da Silva Justino Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso, Cuiabá, MT

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2007.26651

Keywords:

Ancylostoma sp., Toxocara sp., Public squares, Zoonosis

Abstract

The present work had the objective to evaluate the contamination of the public squares of Cuiabá, State of Mato Grosso, for faecal samples of dogs. Fifty five squares had been searched, of August the November of 2006. Of these, 14 beed situated in the center of city and 41 in diverse outlying areas of the city. The samples were collected per the morning, stored in processed plastic bags under refrigeration and in the Laboratory of Parasitic Illnesses of the Hospital Veterinarian of the UFMT, through the techniques of Willis-Mollay and Hoffmann, Pons and Janer, 1934. Of the 55 squares, 40 had faecal samples of dogs. To 121 samples had been all collected and in 45 eggs of helminths had been observed. Of these, 38 (84,4%) had presented eggs of Ancylostoma sp; 07 (15,5%) of Toxocara sp; 09 (20%) of Trichuris vulpis ones and 01 (2,2%) of Platynossomum sp and Cystoisospora sp. Twenty and two of the 121 joined samples had been in the squares central offices and 99 in the ones of outlying areas, however did not have difference significant statistics (p>;0,05) between the same ones. This study it disclosed high contamination of public squares of the city of Cuiabá for eggs of helminths, including of importance in public health, what it indicates risk of transmission of these zoonosis the population.

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Published

2007-04-01

How to Cite

Almeida, A. do B. P. F. de, Sousa, V. R. F., Dalcin, L., & Justino, C. H. da S. (2007). Contamination for faecal samples dogs of the public squares of Cuiabá, Mato Grosso. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 44(2), 132-136. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.2007.26651

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