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Roundworms in Dogs and Cats - V1670

Roundworms in Dogs and Cats
Roundworms in Dogs and Cats
Canine and Feline Roundworm and Hookworm Infections: A Public Health Concern Domestic dogs and cats are capable of infecting humans with the eggs of canine and feline roundworms and hookworms shed in fecal matter. While these types of infections are uncommon, they are well-described in the medical literature and can, in some cases, be severe.
Charlie Stoltenow,D.V.M., D.A.C.V.P.M.,Extension Veterinarian,Department of Animal Sciences
Neil Dyer,D.V.M., M.S., D.A.C.V.P., Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Director,Department of Animal Sciences

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