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Feline heartworm disease: Solving the puzzle
Does that cat you suspect of having asthma really have a heartworm infection? In cats, heartworm disease manifests quite differently than in dogs and has an altered infective cycle. These researchers are seeking to create a definitive model for feline heartworm disease to improve our overall understanding.



The authors gratefully acknowledge the efforts and expertise of the following co-investigators and collaborators on this research: Dr. Michael Tillson; Dr. William Brawner, Jr.; Dr. Calvin Johnson; Dr. Jennifer Spencer; Dr. Elizabeth Welles; Dr. Patricia Rynders; Dr. Anthony Guarino; Ms. Jennifer Rainey; Ms. Sharron Barney; Ms. Sarah Majors; Ms. Elizabeth Files; Ms. Jamie Butler; Ms. Tracey Land; and Ms. Heather Stockdale. The authors also would like to thank Drs. Tom Nelson and Julie Levy for their review of the concept of HARD.

Byron L. Blagburn, MS, PhD
Department of Pathobiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849-5519

A. Ray Dillon, DVM, MS, MBA, DACVIM
Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849-5519


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