A study on Dirofilaria immitis in healthy urban dogs from Ahvaz, Iran

@inproceedings{Jalali2010ASO,
  title={A study on Dirofilaria immitis in healthy urban dogs from Ahvaz, Iran},
  author={Mohammad Hossein Razi Jalali and Alireza Alborzi and Reza Avizeh and Bahman Mosallanejad},
  year={2010}
}
Summary Heartworm infection is one of the most important p arasitic diseases in dogs and an increasing number of cases are reported each year by necropsy in Ahvaz. This study was conducted to determine the prevalenc e of Dirofilaria immitis infection and to investigate the risk factors rela ted to heartworm disease in urban dogs in this area. Blood samples were collected from 100 dogs from Feb 2007 to Feb 2008. All samples were examined by modified Knott test, direct smear and a ntigen… CONTINUE READING

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