Occurrence of Intestinal Helminth Parasites in Domestic Dogs (Canis familiaris domesticus) in Arevalo, Iloilo City, Philippines Using the Parasep Fecal Parasite Concentration Tenchnique
John Christian Lopez1, Marc Jerome Aguirre1 and Jervin Dalisay1
1Philippine Science High School Western Visayas Campus – Bito-on, Jaro, Iloilo City 5000, Philippines
This study tested domestic dogs in Arevalo Iloilo City Philippines for the prevalence and intensity of helminth parasites using the parasep fecal parasite concentration technique. The parasites were identified along with the risk factors that accompanied it. Results showed that 21 out 30 dogs were positive for infection with Ancylostoma sp. as the most prevalent species with a prevalence of 30 percent and intensity of 93 eggs per gram. This study concluded that there is an occurrence of intestinal parasitic infection of domestic dogs in Arevalo, Iloilo City, Philippines.