Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in 2 dogs from Newfoundland
Bourque, Andrea C.Conboy, Gary A.Miller, Lisa M.Whitney, H.Ralhan, S.
The Canadian Veterinary Journal. La Revue Veterinaire Canadienne
Pathology and Microbiology
Described are the first antemortem diagnosis made via fecal examination using the Baermann technique and the first postmortem recovery of endemic Angiostrongylus vasorum in dogs from North America, specifically the Avalon peninsula of Newfoundland. In one dog, A. vasorum was recovered and identified at postmortem; gross and histologic lesions are described.