ClinQuiz: Parasitology - Answer 3B - Veterinary Medicine
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ClinQuiz: Parasitology - Answer 3B

3B) Incorrect. Acanthocheilonema (Dipetalonema) reconditum is transmitted to dogs via fleas. Its prepatent period is about three months, and the microfilariae are generally narrower (< 5.6 µm wide) than those of D. immitis are. The morphology of these microfilariae is characteristic of D. immitis.

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