Parasitology | Veterinary Medicine

Parasitology

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FIRSTLINE: Feb 07, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
If your veterinary clients treat monthly preventives as a guarantee, give them a reason (or four) to test their pets.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 06, 2017
Sew up parasite prevention gaps with these tailored tips to target a range of veterinary clients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 03, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Mosquito distribution maps are good, but they have a ways to go in terms of guiding decisions about heartworm transmission.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Using prevalence maps from the Companion Animal Parasite Council, you can drive home the importance of year-round prevention to your clients.
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VETTED: Feb 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Repeat after us: You do not have to see the flea for the flea to cause a reaction.
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FIRSTLINE: Feb 01, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Hint: Most of the time, it's not on the pet. Educate veterinary clients about the role the environment plays in their flea infestation.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 31, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
A microfilariae resistance test is at the heart of this protocol.
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 31, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Are today's veterinarians recommending leptospirosis vaccines for every canine patient? The answer is no, but, boy, are the numbers up. See if your hospital is keeping with the times ...
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FIRSTLINE: Jan 30, 2017
You can't guarantee parasite preventives will work perfectly EVERY TIME. And you can't make pet owners use veterinary approved preventives and use them correctly EVERY TIME. But when a parasite outbreak happens, here's how to ask the right questions and remind everyone to educate clients EVERY TIME.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 30, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM (cardiology), says it's the right preventive led off by the right antibiotic. Do you do it every time with your canine patients?
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 10, 2017
Client communication is an essential part of the prevention cycle.
 
VETTED: Jan 05, 2017
By dvm360.com staff
When a flea, tick or heartworm preventive doesn't work, this veterinary practice manager doesn't point fingers. Here's why.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Jan 03, 2017
Veterinary parasitologist Richard Gerhold sets the record straight about monthly preventive medications and the possibility of pets still picking up parasites.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 03, 2017
Heavy infection with these parasites may be life-threatening—just 60 percent of hospitalized cases survive. This new tool can help practitioners know which young horses are most at risk.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jan 03, 2017
You know it's crucial for pet owners to curb these critters year-round. But here's a striking visual representation of why.