Canine subcutaneous dirofilariosis — noteless and neglected (Difficulties in disease monitoring)

@article{Miterpkov2012CanineSD,
  title={Canine subcutaneous dirofilariosis — noteless and neglected (Difficulties in disease monitoring)},
  author={Martina Miterp{\'a}kov{\'a} and Adriana Igl{\'o}dyov{\'a} and Zuzana Hurn{\'i}kov{\'a}},
  journal={Helminthologia},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={225-228}
}
In Central Europe, several new endemic regions of subcutaneous dirofilariosis caused by filarial nematode Dirofilaria repens were identified during recent years. Among those countries is also Slovakia, where the infection in dogs was recorded for the first time in 2005. We summarize here the activities intended to increase the veterinarian’s awareness of dirofilariosis and problems connected with establishing cooperation in monitoring of the infection in Slovakia. We also present the results of… CONTINUE READING

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