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What parasite causes heartworm disease?
Dirofilaria immitis
1. Female adult worms release microfilariae in blood.
2. Mosquito ingests microfilariae with blood meal.
3. Microfilariae develop in mosquito to infective larvae.
4. Mosquito bites dog or cat and transmits infective larvae.
5. Larvae mature into adults in heart.
1. Tapeworm
2. Dipylidium caninum (scientific name)
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
This egg is likely to be seen from <br />
a cat or a dog that has a flea <br />
infestation.
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
1. Tapeworm
These are more likely to be seen when
a cat or dog has ingested mice and or
birds.
1. Roundworm
2. Toxocara canis
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
Dark brown to black granular contents,<br /><br />
unsegmented and usually ocupying the <br /><br />
whole of the shell.<br /><br />
<br /><br />
Medium sized worm egg- 75-90 micrometers
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
1. Roundworm
2. Toxocara cati
dark brown to black granular contents,
unsegmented and ususally occupies the
whole shell.

medium sized egg- 65-75 micrometers
1. Toxascaris leonina
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
Yellowish brown and granular contents,<br />
unsegmented and occupying only part of <br />
the shell.<br />
Thick smooth and colourless shell<br />
<br />
medium sized worm egg 75-85 micrometers
Coccidia
What is this name of this protozoan?
1. Whipworm

2. Trichuris vulpis
What is the name of this worm egg (ova)?
lemon shaped<br /><br />
<br /><br />
two clearly protruding and transparent<br /><br />
polar plugs<br /><br />
<br /><br />
brown, granular contents, unsegmented
Giardia

Isospora
Name this protozoan.
1. eggs passed usually by the mother<br />
2. ingested often by puppy or kitten<br />
3. develop to a trophozyte<br />
4. migration to intestines<br />
5. cycle begins again
1. Hookworm of the canine

2. Ancylostoma caninum
What is the name of this egg?
1. adult worms lay eggs in intestine<br /><br /><br />
2. eggs are passed in feces<br /><br /><br />
3. eggs hatch and develop into <br /><br /><br />
infected larvae<br /><br /><br />
4. larvae is ingested by a dog <br /><br /><br />
or cat<br /><br /><br />
5. larvae penetrates skin<br /><br /><br />
6. cycle begins once again<br /><br />
7. transmission route to offspring-<br /><br />
transplacental or transmammary