Prevalance of Gastrointestinal Protozoa of Cats in Animal Hospital and Animal Clinic in Surabaya

Journal of Parasite Science

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Title Prevalance of Gastrointestinal Protozoa of Cats in Animal Hospital and Animal Clinic in Surabaya
Creator Pagati, Amara Lintang
Suwanti, Lucia Tri
Nidom, Chairul Anwar
Yuniarti, Wiwik Misaco
Sarmanu, Sarmanu
Suprihati, Endang
prevalence, gastrointestinal protozoa, cat
Description Research of gastrointestinal protozoan in cats at Surabaya are still limited. Protozoa infection of the gastrointestinal tract can cause diarrhea and even zoonosis. This research aimed to identify and determine the prevalence of protozoan in cats in animal hostptal and animal clinic in Surabaya. Ninety  fecal samples were collected from 2 animal clinic and one animal hospital. Samples were  examined e wet mount (native, sedimentation, and floatation) and (Ziehl Nellsen) stain. Protozoa was identified by using a light microscope with 400x and 1000x magnification. The result showed 68,89% of samples were positively infected by gastrointestinal protozoa. The protozoa were Blastocystis sp, Cryptosporidium sp, Giardia sp, and Eimeria sp. By chi square test, there was  not significant differences the prevalence of gastrointestinal protozoan in cat between sex, age, breed, and diarrhea status
Publisher Universitas Airlangga
Date 2019-12-03
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Source Journal of Parasite Science; Vol 2, No 2 (2018): Journal of Parasite Science; 61-66
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 Journal of Parasite Science

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