Articles by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD

Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD

Managing fleas, ticks and vector-borne diseases (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Ticks are second only to mosquitoes in the number of diseases that they transmit.

Zoonotic diseases you should be concerned about (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Understanding biological and epidemiological characteristics of important zoonoses is necessary if we are to implement effective control strategies.

Emerging protozoal diseases (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Giardia infections in dogs and cats are caused by Giardia intestinalis (G. lamblia).

New parasiticides update: what you should know (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

An updated list of internal and external parasticides in dogs and cats.

The mighty mites of companion animals (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Demodicosis is a potentially severe parasitic skin disease of dogs or cats caused by demodicid mites.

Canine and feline heartworm disease (Proceedings)
August 1, 2009

Canine and feline heartworm diagnostic, treatment and prevention strategies have changed during the previous decade.

Canine heartworm prevention and broad-spectrum internal parasite control (Sponsored by Virbac Animal Health)
June 1, 2009

Broad-spectrum internal parasite preventives decrease the potential for disease in animals and people by eliminating roundworms, hookworms, and tapeworms from dogs. The life cycle of heartworms, pet owner compliance, and properties of broad-spectrum heartworm preventives all may affect successful heartworm prevention and internal parasite control.

Fleas, ticks, and vector-borne diseases (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

The latest information on ehrlichiosis, anaplasmosis, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, cytauxzoonosis, babesiosis, hepatozoonosis, and bartonellosis.

Zoonotic diseases (Proceedings)
October 1, 2008

Information on roundworms, ascarids, hookworms, tapeworms, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, and toxoplasmosis.


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