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heart worm

[′härt ‚wərm]
(invertebrate zoology)
Dirofilaria immitis. A filarial nematode parasitic on dogs and other carnivores.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Ultimately, I think it is good your veterinarian is running the combo test when doing heartworm testing.
The German company said CENTRAGARD (eprinomectin and praziquantel transdermal solution) is a monthly heartworm disease tropical preventive product for cats.
(2017), heartworm continuously does damage to the wall of heart and pulmonary artery which results into continuous micro vascular hemorrhage and higher platelets counts was in same line as in the present study.
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Pamela Yeulett thanked vets for saving the life of her beloved Blue who was diagnosed with heartworm after being imported to the UK from Portugal.
We don't promote the use of unproven alternatives to heartworm preventatives--but we do offer explicit advice on how to minimize their use without leaving dogs vulnerable to heartworm infection.
The proven experience of societies such as the American Heartworm Society and more recently the European Society of Dirofilariasis and Angiostrongylosis, among others, can contribute to achieving the ultimate goal of effective global disease control.
The overall market has been segmented broadly into eight product types such as antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs, parasiticides (further sub-divided into ecto-parasiticides and endo-parasiticides), heartworm drugs, nutritional, behavioural and skincare drugs and vaccines.
Boo was diagnosed with heartworm and was undergoing treatment.
Johnson is carried back to his kennel, where he'll doze and relax until animal services transports him back to the shelter, where he'll be picked up by the family who's been fostering him during his heartworm treatment.
Human pulmonary dirofilariasis (HPD) is caused by the transmission of infective third stage larvae of the canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, during blood-feeding by infected mosquitoes.
Nero, suffering from heartworm - caused by the bite from a mosquito not found in Britain - escaped from his new, Northfield home on New Year's Eve.