Prevalence of heartworm infection in cats with signs of cardiorespiratory abnormalities.

@article{Atkins1998PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of heartworm infection in cats with signs of cardiorespiratory abnormalities.},
  author={Clarke E. Atkins and Teresa C DeFrancesco and Matthew W. Miller and Kathryn M Meurs and Bruce W Keene},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={1998},
  volume={212 4},
  pages={
          517-20
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine prevalence of heartworm infection in a population of pet cats with cardiorespiratory abnormalities and to determine relative usefulness of clinical signs and tests in diagnosis of heartworm disease. DESIGN Prospective case series. ANIMALS 100 client-owned cats with clinical signs of cardiorespiratory abnormalities. PROCEDURE Cats were evaluated using CBC, modified Knott test, ELISA for serologic detection of heartworm antigen and antibodies to heartworms, thoracic… CONTINUE READING

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