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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Apr 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
You can reduce infection rates by formulating a comprehensive parasite prevention program for your patients, a strategy recommended by the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Mar 18, 2008
3/18/08 - While I was sleeping and my husband Mark was working on the other side of the county, a terribly tragic accident occurred early Tuesday morning. An SUV driven by a 23-year-old Lancaster County woman got on the highway (U.S. Route 30) on the wrong side. Unbeknownst to the passengers in the Honda Civic that was traveling the correct way on the highway, they were about to experience the last moments of their lives.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Orlando, Fla — A new survey shows that tick populations are not only increasing in number but tick-borne diseases are showing up in every state in the country.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
"My pet is itchy"--it's the most common reason clients visit a veterinary clinic. Flea allergy dermatitis is the most common dermatologic disease of dogs. As a veterinary technician, you need to understand why managing flea bites is so important for allergic dogs--so you can relate this important information to clients.
Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
A list of selected feline parasiticides.
Mar 01, 2008
Sometimes misunderstood, misapplied, and maligned, medical guidelines are a valuable tool in improving patient care and should be widely incorporated in companion-animal practice.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Mar 01, 2008
Brochures let us explain the technical aspects of parasite-related diseases, the tests to detect them, and the products to control them. Maybe some of our ideas could work for you too.
Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
A list of selected canine parasiticides.
Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Pet-owner awareness of heartworms and fleas can serve as the foundation for effective prevention and control of other parasites.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Mar 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
An ongoing study on flea susceptibility indicates that fleas show no signs of reduced susceptibility to the active ingredient in several flea products.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 12, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
People exposed to Toxoplasma gondii have an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, says a study published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Feb 01, 2008
National Report — A new study suggesting a link between infection with Toxoplasma gondii, a parasite commonly carried by pet cats, and schizophrenia may offer new hope and lead to possible treatments for the roughly 2 million Americans who suffer from the mental disorder, researchers say.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Feb 01, 2008
Test your veterinary parasitology knowledge with this short interactive quiz.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Dec 01, 2007
Obvious clinical signs may be apparent in only about 5% to 10% of dogs infected with B. burgdorferi. So the harder question is, how should we manage the vast majority of infected dogs that show no clinical signs?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Beltsville, Md. — When he found a live Lone Star Tick (Amblyomma americanum) on the agitator of his washing machine, entomologist John Carroll, of the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, decided to find out how tough ticks really are.