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Parasitology

May 01, 2005
We now have an arsenal of test kits and prophylactics to choose from, and it can be confusing to know which to purchase. We tend to mold ourselves to the product instead of molding the product to the individual patient. This article should help you tailor the heartworm diagnostic, therapeutic, and prophylactic options to each of your canine and feline patients.
May 01, 2005
Several vector-borne diseases in dogs and cats appear to be emerging in the United States, including babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, bartonellosis, leishmaniasis, hepatozoonosis, and feline ehrlichiosis. This article focuses on babesiosis, cytauxzoonosis, and bartonellosis, which have been reported with increased frequency in the United States over the past decade.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2005
The time from deposition of eggs to adult flea emergence is called the developmental window and can be up to three months in duration.
Jun 01, 2004
The CAPC guidelines are based on the concept that awareness of heartworms and other parasites can increase compliant use of broad-spectrum agents.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: May 01, 2004
When Rollie, a 10-year-old male Shetland sheepdog, was found to have transitional cell carcinoma, Rollie's veterinarian wanted to make sure that he could be safely treated with doxorubicin.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2004
By dvm360.com staff
Duluth, Ga.-According to a survey sponsored by Merial, veterinarians believe fleas will be the number one health risk for pets this spring and summer.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Apr 01, 2004
Washington-The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a stop-sale, use and removal orders to retailers and other distributors of counterfeit pesticide products for fleas and ticks.
May 01, 2003
An owner depends on the veterinarian to assess the danger of any potential disease to his or her dog or cat. In some instances, these dangers are well known by the general public (rabies, distempter, FeLV), and owner's may request these "preventative measures".
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Phoenix-The American Heartworm Society has re-launched its Web site to reinforce awareness, diagnosis and prevention of heartworm disease in pets.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2003
By dvm360.com staff
Duluth, Ga.-The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and Merial want to recruit "heart guardians".
Mar 01, 2003
Dr. Byron Blagburn offers support to understanding why the life cycle and epidemiology of heartworms is required for diagnostic, treatment and control strategies.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2002
Signalment: Canine, Basset Hound, 9 weeks old, female, 12 lbs.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Kerrville, Texas-Agriculture Research Service (ARS) scientists have shortened the time needed to spot tick resistance to pyrethroids in Mexican cattle.
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
DVMs face emerging problems and issues with the development of newer drugs, diagnostic methods and pet-owner awareness
Jun 01, 2002
By dvm360.com staff
Understanding the life cycle of ticks offers insight on how they transmit diseases to dogs