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Parasitology

May 01, 2008
The adult cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) is a ubiquitous, enterprising and persevering insect. The cat flea is the most dominant, competitive and most common flea associated with domesticated animals today.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: May 01, 2008
Tapeworm infection is often overlooked, underdiagnosed, and indertreated in dogs and cats throughout the Unites States. To reverse this trend, it's imperative that veterinarians and their team members understand and thoroughly educate clinets about the risk of tapeworm zoonoses and the importance of prevention.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Heartworms can sneak up on cats—and you. Prepare yourself, then use a handout to start talking prevention with clients.
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VETERINARY ECONOMICS: Apr 01, 2008
By dvm360.com staff
Dr. Melisa Hicks got clients' attention about parasites by hanging a giant picture of a flea where it couldn't be missed.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Apr 01, 2008
Canine anaplasmosis is caused by one of two gram-negative, obligate, intracellular bacterial agents, Anaplasma phagocytophilum or Anaplasma platys. Both types are likely spread by ticks and can occur worldwide.
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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.