A Case of Report Schistosoma Reflexum in the 12 Fetuses of Belgian Malinois Dog

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ATASEVER A. , EKEBAŞ G. , Dogan Z., Yaman D.

KAFKAS UNIVERSITESI VETERINER FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.21, no.6, pp.937-941, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.9775/kvfd.2015.13819
  • Page Numbers: pp.937-941


The USG examinations 4-year-old female Belgian Malinois dogs on the 60th day of pregnancy, the heartbeat of puppies were not measured. The material of case was 12 puppies were referred to the Erciyes University, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Pathology to necropsy introduced were formed by cesarean. At necropsy all of the puppies weights' ranging between 220-440 g, shaped region of 0.4-1.7 cm in height rupture was determined that out of part intestines. Microscopic evaluation was not possible due to severe autolysis changes are occurring. Ventro-dorsal lateral radiographs taken vertebral column did not show any pathological findings. This report with necropsy findings and radiographic examinations were diagnosed with Schistosoma reflexum which was became into publication because it is rare in dogs.