ClinQuiz: Parasitology - Answer 3B

Feb 01, 2008
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3B) Incorrect. Acanthocheilonema (Dipetalonema) reconditum is transmitted to dogs via fleas. Its prepatent period is about three months, and the microfilariae are generally narrower (D. immitis are. The morphology of these microfilariae is characteristic of D. immitis.

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