Macrocyclic lactones and Dirofilaria immitis microfilariae.


Although there has been extensive veterinary focus on both the effectiveness of macrocyclic lactones for heartworm prevention in dogs and their adulticidal effects, little attention has been directed to their effects on heartworm microfilariae. With routine use of macrocyclic lactones, in some cases knowingly, in dogs with existing heartworm infections… (More)
DOI: 10.1053/j.tcam.2011.07.001


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@article{Bowman2011MacrocyclicLA, title={Macrocyclic lactones and Dirofilaria immitis microfilariae.}, author={Dwight Douglas Bowman and Claire Mannella}, journal={Topics in companion animal medicine}, year={2011}, volume={26 4}, pages={160-72} }