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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.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Jackson, Miss. — Cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile virus (WNV) are up sharply in Mississippi this year, with EEE cases already more than double the 2006 totals, according to State Veterinarian Jim Watson, DVM.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
Outbreaks of equine viral arteritis (EVA) are infrequent in the United States but, because a large percentage of the equine population is susceptible, several leading experts continue to push for improved awareness and protective measures.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Sacramento, Calif. — For the second year in a row, thieves hit Dr. Katie True's Midtown Animal Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. Roughly $4,000 worth of medication was stolen during a September break-in.
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CUSTOM VETERINARY MEDIA: Nov 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
This publication brings together leading parasitology and dermatology experts to examine the importance of a rapid kill time in flea control products.
Oct 25, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Lexington, Ky. - 10/25/07 - The American Horse Council's National Issues Fall Forum will host a session on equine piroplasmosis (EP) and related issues, presented by Kent Fowler, DVM and chief of the Animal Health Branch at the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 08, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Austin, Texas - 10/8/07 - A $13-million price tag is attached to an effort to eradicate the incursion of tiny fever ticks into a once tick-free five-county Texas area along the Mexican border, says livestock officials.
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VETERINARY MEDICINE: Sep 01, 2007
Do you recommend year-round preventives to help control parasitic disease and increase client compliance?
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
Given the number and kinds of effective de-wormers that are available, parasitologists often are asked why parasites continue to be prevalent and important disease agents of companion animals.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Manhattan, Kan. — Kansas State University's (KSU) veterinary college unveiled its Dryden-Merial Tick Research Center last month, a facility dedicated to disease-vector research relating to ticks that infest dogs and cats.
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FIRSTLINE: Aug 01, 2007
Yes. But oddly enough, few pet owners take the right steps to protect their pets, their families, and themselves from infestations (see Figure 1)
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
Washington — The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is working to establish a voluntary trichinae-certification program for U.S. pork.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Jul 01, 2007
By dvm360.com staff
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Three separate veterinarian surveys challenge commonly held beliefs about the prevalence of heartworm and intestinal parasites. "These studies do demonstrate that heartworm and intestinal parasites are endemic throughout most of the United States, including regions where prevalence is historically thought to be low," reports Dr. David Stansfield, director of professional relations for Novartis Animal Health.
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FIRSTLINE: Jul 01, 2007
Concerned about the threat of feline heartworm infection, team members at Valley Animal Hospital in Roanoke, Va., decided to launch a campaign to educate clients.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: May 01, 2007
National Report — Parasites are on the move. Warmer winters, exploding wildlife populations and reforestation are all fueling the trend.