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Table 2 Coccidia and helminths of dogs detected in feces before and after treatment with nitazoxanide (NTZ) or a combination of pyrantel + praziquantel + febantel (FEB)

From: Efficacy of nitazoxanide to treat natural Giardia infections in dogs

Group Dog Age
(years)
Parasite Day -3 Day 0 Day 14 Day 28
NTZ1 1 2 Cystoisospora sp. + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
2 1 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
3 1 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
4 2 Dipylidium caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
5 2 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Dipylidium caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
6 2 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
7 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
NTZ2 8 1 Cryptosporidium + + - -
   Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
9 2 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
   Dipylidium caninum +
10 1 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
11 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
12 2 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Trichuris vulpis + -
   Dipylidium caninum +
13 1 Cryptosporidium + + - -
   Cystoisospora + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
   Dipylidium caninum +
14 1 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
   Trichuris vulpis +
NTZ3 15 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
16 1 Cryptosporidium + + - -
   Cystoisospora + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
17 1 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
   Trichuris vulpis +
   Dipylidium caninum +
18 1 Ancylostoma caninum +
19 2 Cryptosporidium + + - -
   Cystoisospora + + + +
   Trichuris vulpis +
20 2 Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
21 1 Cryptosporidium + + - -
   Trichuris vulpis +
   Dipylidium caninum +
FEB 22 2 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Dipylidium caninum +
23 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
24 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
25 1 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
26 1 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
27 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
28 1 Toxocara canis +
CTRL 29 2 Dipylidium caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
30 2 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Cystoisospora + + + +
   Dipylidium caninum +
   Trichuris vulpis +
31 1 Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
32 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
   Ancylostoma caninum +
33 2 Cryptosporidium + + + +
   Toxocara canis +
34 2 Toxocara canis +
35 1 Cystoisospora + + + +
   Dipylidium caninum +
   Toxocara canis +
  1. Abbreviations: NTZ1 group treated with 37.5 mg/kg nitazoxanide, NTZ2 group treated with 75 mg/kg nitazoxanide, NTZ3 group treated with 150 mg/kg nitazoxanide, FEB group treated with pyrantel + praziquantel + febantel, CTRL untreated group