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Table 4 The percentage of positive samples of T. canis , ancylostomidae and T. vulpis in 38 positive faecal samples, using five copromicroscopic techniques

From: Mini-FLOTAC, a new tool for copromicroscopic diagnosis of common intestinal nematodes in dogs

Parasite TOT positive samples Fresh faeces Faeces fixed in 5% formalin
Prevalence (%) Prevalence (%)
Direct smear Flotation in tube Wisconsin Flotation in tube Wisconsin Mini-FLOTAC FLOTAC dual technique
FS2 FS7 FS2 FS7 FS2 FS7 FS2 FS7 FS2 FS7 FS2 FS7
T. canis 3 0 66.7 66.7 66.7 66.7 66.7 66.7 100 66.7 100 100 100 100
Ancylostomidae 4 0 100 100 100 75 100 75 100 100 100 100 100 100
T. vulpis 2 50 100 100 100 100 100 50 100 100 100 100 100 100