Mosquito-borne heartworm Dirofilaria immitis in dogs from Australia

@inproceedings{Nguyen2016MosquitoborneHD,
  title={Mosquito-borne heartworm Dirofilaria immitis in dogs from Australia},
  author={Chloe Nguyen and Wei Ling Koh and Andrea Casteriano and Niek Jozef Beijerink and Christopher M. Godfrey and Graeme K Brown and David L. Emery and Jan {\vS}lapeta},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2016}
}
Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) in dogs is considered endemic in Australia, but the clinical heartworm disease caused by the heartworm is rare and prevalence is low. The mainstream prevention of the heartworm is based on macrocyclic lactone (ML) administration. The aim of this study was to confirm endemism of the heartworm under current Australian… CONTINUE READING