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Paul A.M. Overgaauw

Paul A.M. Overgaauw

DVM, PhD, Dip. ACVM, Department of Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, The Netherlands


After graduating in 1985 Dr. Overgaauw spent several years in both large and small animal practice, and also worked as a technical manager in industry. He obtained his PhD in 1997 in the field of Toxocara roundworm epidemiology and his specialty is veterinary parasitology, zoonoses and veterinary public health. Until 2014 he was Professor of Animal Health at the University of Applied Sciences in Den Bosch, and since 2009 he has been visiting researcher at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Utrecht. He is currently a specialist professor in Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology at Utrecht University and (since 2015) chairman of ESCCAP Europe (the European Scientific Counsel on Companion Animal Parasites). 

Contributions from Paul A.M. Overgaauw

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An intact Giardia cyst in the feces

Issue number33.1 Published 14/06/2023

Giardiasis infection in dogs

Giardia infection is commonly identified in dogs, but deciding if it is a significant finding, and selecting the best treatment approach for a given situation, can often raise questions in practice; this article aims to provide some answers for the clinician.

By Rolf R. Nijsse and Paul A.M. Overgaauw