A four years old, mixed breed cat was reported to have a Joyeuxiella sp. tapeworm infection. Upon necropsy, The most striking lesion was a diffuse chronic catarrhal enteritis along with a heavy tapeworm infection in the small intestine. The tapeworms were identified as the genus Joyeuxeilla, Family Dilepididae, based on the morphology which were comprised of 2 sets of reproductive organs in a mature segment and only one egg in each egg capsule, in the gravid segments. This is the first report of Joyeuxiella sp. tapeworm infection in Thailand.
Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University
Chungpivat, Sudchit; Rungsipipat, Anudep; and Tienkum, Komkrich
"TAPE WORM JOYEUXIELLA SP. INFECTION IN A CAT: A CASE REPORT,"
The Thai Journal of Veterinary Medicine: Vol. 34:
1, Article 1.
Available at: https://digital.car.chula.ac.th/tjvm/vol34/iss1/1