Onchocerca lupi Nematodes in Dogs Exported from the United States into Canada. Academic Article uri icon


  • The Onchocerca lupi nematode is an emerging helminth capable of infecting pets and humans. We detected this parasite in 2 dogs that were imported into Canada from the southwestern United States, a region to which this nematode is endemic. We discuss risk for establishment of O. lupi in Canada.

published proceedings

  • Emerg Infect Dis

altmetric score

  • 6.8

author list (cited authors)

  • Verocai, G. G., Conboy, G., Lejeune, M., Marron, F., Hanna, P., MacDonald, E., ... Gilleard, J. S.

citation count

  • 29

complete list of authors

  • Verocai, Guilherme G||Conboy, Gary||Lejeune, Manigandan||Marron, Fany||Hanna, Paul||MacDonald, Erin||Skorobohach, Brian||Wilcock, Brian||Kutz, Susan J||Gilleard, John S

publication date

  • August 2016