ClinQuiz: Fast tick facts—References

Mar 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

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1. Yeagley TJ, Richard MV, Hempstead JE, et al. Detection of Babesia gibsoni and the canine small Babesia sp. "Spanish Isolate" in confiscated pit bull terriers. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009:in press.

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19. Dryden MW, Payne PA. Biology and control of ticks infesting dogs and cats in North America. Vet Ther 2004;5(2):139-154.

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