Dermatitis associated with Dirofilaria repens microfilariae in three dogs in Saudi Arabia.

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The presence of microfilariae of the zoonotic nematode Dirofilaria repens is reported in three dogs from Saudi Arabia, manifesting as pruritic dermatitis with signs including erythema, alopecia, papules, crusting and hyperkeratosis. All dogs were found to have concurrent babesiosis. Specific treatments against the two conditions led to complete clinical… (More)

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@article{Tarello2003DermatitisAW, title={Dermatitis associated with Dirofilaria repens microfilariae in three dogs in Saudi Arabia.}, author={Walter Tarello}, journal={The Journal of small animal practice}, year={2003}, volume={44 3}, pages={132-4} }