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Ancylostoma tubaeforme (cats)

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Species:
Endoparasite


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Nematode

"cat hookworm"

Distribution: Europe.

Host: cats.

Diagnosis: 
Egg detection by flotation recovered from fresh faeces.

Clinical features: Crrently with low pathogenicity.  Heavy infections may result in a poor coat, reduced growth and anaemia.  A strong immunity to infection frequently develops.


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