Submitted to: Infectious Diseases of Dogs and Cats
Publication Type: Book / chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 7/16/1997
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: Interpretive Summary:
Technical Abstract: Toxoplasma gondii and Neospora caninum are protozoan parasites with a wide host range. They cause abortion and neonatal mortality in livestock and suffering in companion animals. In this chapter life cycle, structure, biology, pathogenicity, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment and public health concerns of toxoplasmosis and neosporosis affecting dogs and cats are reviewed.