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Parasitology

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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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To ensure the health and well-being of pet dogs and cats, coprologic examinations for parasite eggs, oocysts, and cysts are an important part of the daily routine for most veterinary practices.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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Trying to manage client expectations concerning performance attributes of flea control products and gaining and understanding of Integrated Flea Control requires: (1) an improvement in the clinicians investigation skills and understanding of difficult flea challenges, (2) that we gain an understanding of the biologic and epidemiologic factors responsible for persistent flea infestations, (3) that we achieve a better understanding of the client factors responsible for persistent flea infestations and (4) that we learn how to better manage client expectations of modern flea control products.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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Experimental studies conducted at Auburn University have shown that an acute respiratory crisis often diagnosed as asthma may occur during either Stage (Phase) 1 or 2 feline heartworm disease.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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How to diagnose and control sarcoptic mange, demodicosis, Cheyletiellosis, Otodectic mange, and more.
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CVC IN KANSAS CITY PROCEEDINGS: Aug 01, 2008
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Controlling tick infestations is important not only because ticks are nuisance parasites of dogs and cats, but also because they are vectors of a variety of bacterial and protozoal diseases.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 17, 2008
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Columbus, Ohio - A new study conducted by The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine suggests that pigs raised without antibiotics were more susceptible to parasitic infections and disease.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 16, 2008
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Austin, Texas - A year after establishing its first 39,325-acre quarantine to fight fever ticks, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has expanded its watch zone by another 307,000 acres.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jul 02, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
'Tis the season for creepy crawlies to worm their way into clients' and pets' lives. Remind clients of these disease prevention tips.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
Q: Please provide a review on canine babesiosis and canine leptospirosis.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2008
West LaFayette, Ind. — Following an aggressive deworming schedule for dogs and cats could have a significant impact on the zoonotic transmission of parasitic diseases, according to one expert.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jun 20, 2008
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San Antonio, Texas - The American Heartworm Society intends to survey more than 40,000 veterinary clinics and hospitals this summer to record the number of dogs diagnosed and treated for heartworm disease as part of the group's three-year plan to increase awareness heartworm awareness.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 18, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
American Heartworm Society will survey more than 40,000 veterinary clinics this summer.
Jun 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Educate clients about the health risks parasites pose with this client education handout.
Jun 01, 2008
Of all the diagnostic techniques used to detect gastrointestinal parasites, none is more accurate and reliable than centrifugal fecal flotation when it is performed properly.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Jun 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Melisa Hicks and her team at Blue Cross Veterinary Hospital in Long Beach, Calif., improve compliance by encouraging clients to prepay for fecal tests.