Ova of Dioctophyme renale in a canine struvite urolith.
This report describes light and scanning electron microscopic appearance of an ovum from the giant kidney worm, Dioctophyme renale found in the nidus and stone layer of a struvite calculus. The stone had been surgically removed from the bladder of a 4-year-old spayed female mixed breed dog from northern Ontario.
Kenora Veterinary Clinic, 305 Matheson Street S, Kenora, Ontario P9N 1V4, Canada.
SourceThe Canadian veterinary journal. La revue vétérinaire canadienne 52:12 2011 Dec pg 1353-5
Pub Type(s)Case Reports