Affiliation: Cornell University
- Minimal zoonotic risk of cryptosporidiosis from pet dogs and catsAraceli Lucio-Forster
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Campus Road, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Trends Parasitol 26:174-9. 2010..from pet cats and dogs is low. Veterinarians can inform their clients of this minimal risk, but nevertheless advise them to minimize contact with pet cat and dog feces...
- Prevalence of fecal-borne parasites detected by centrifugal flotation in feline samples from two shelters in upstate New YorkAraceli Lucio-Forster
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
J Feline Med Surg 13:300-3. 2011..0%), Dipylidium caninum (1.1%), Otodectes species, Toxoplasma-like oocysts and Sarcocystis species (0.8% each), Demodex and Spirometra species (0.4% each), and Alaria species and Felicola subrostratus (0.2% each)...
- Detecting Aelurostrongylus abstrusus-specific IgG antibody using an immunofluorescence assayKaitlyn R Briggs
Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, USA
J Feline Med Surg 15:1114-8. 2013....
- Morphological differentiation of eggs of Ancylostoma caninum, Ancylostoma tubaeforme, and Ancylostoma braziliense from dogs and cats in the United StatesAraceli Lucio-Forster
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853 6401, USA
J Parasitol 98:1041-4. 2012..tubaeforme in all dimensions. Thus, the eggs seem to be readily distinguishable using light microscopy, thereby aiding in species identification in fecal samples for a more comprehensive clinical picture and assessment of zoonotic risk...
- Cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in dogs and cats: veterinary and public health importanceDwight D Bowman
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Exp Parasitol 124:121-7. 2010..canis and C. felis. People should practice good sanitation and hygiene to minimize environmental contamination and contact with the infectious (oo)cysts that may be shed by their pets...
- Evaluation of a new in-clinic method for the detection of canine heartworm antigenAlice C Y Lee
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Box 5, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Vet Parasitol 177:387-91. 2011....
- First report of Dracunculus insignis in two naturally infected cats from the northeastern USAAraceli Lucio-Forster
1Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, USA
J Feline Med Surg 16:194-7. 2014..These two cases appear to be the first published reports of dracunculiasis in domestic cats in the USA, and based on the findings from case 1, D insignis may be the species associated with both infections. ..
- A comparison of the protein constituents of the major body compartments of the dog roundworm, Toxocara canisTiffany Sun
College of Veterinary Medicine, Campus Road, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
Vet Parasitol 150:111-5. 2007..As expected, variations existed between the protein profiles of different body tissues, with only slight variations between the sexes. The largest number of recovered proteins was present in the female reproductive tract extracts...
- Ophthalmomyiasis interna anterior in a dog: keratotomy and extraction of a Cuterebra sp. larvaMichele L Edelmann
Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Vet Ophthalmol 17:448-53. 2014..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first report of canine ophthalmomyiasis interna anterior, and the first report of successful surgical removal from the anterior segment in a dog with preservation of vision...