This study was aimed to investigate the occurrence of diphyllobothriasis in a cat, fed daily with raw 'Mujair' fish, in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia. Faecal samples were collected from nine different Felis domestica cats fed with raw 'Mujair' fish. Microscopic examination was carried out to detect and identify the presence of D.mansoni eggs.The result of the microscopic examination identified the presence of D.mansoni eggs in 3 cats. Confirmation was made by collecting adult worms from the intestine of the positive test cat, and macroscopic examination identified the presence of proglottids from D.mansoni. The findings generated in this study showed that diphyllobothriasis infection is present in Felis domestica cats fed daily with raw'Mujair' fish, in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Indian Veterinary Journal|
|Publication status||Published - 2019|
- 'Mujair' fish feeding