Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis infection in dogs from Dandong, China.

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The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence and risk factors of Dirofilaria immitis infection in dogs from Dandong, China. A total of 886 dogs were examined for D. immitis infection by microscopic examination and PCR, indicating that the prevalence was 16.6% (213/886) and 24.0% (147/886), respectively. The odds of infection were… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.06.016

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@article{Hou2011PrevalenceOD, title={Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis infection in dogs from Dandong, China.}, author={Honglie Hou and Guoshun Shen and Wei Wu and Pengtao Gong and Quan Liu and Juan You and Yanan Cai and Jianhua Li and Xichen Zhang}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2011}, volume={183 1-2}, pages={189-93} }