Serological survey for canine angiostrongylosis in Slovakia

  title={Serological survey for canine angiostrongylosis in Slovakia},
  author={Manuela Schnyder and Roland Schaper and Zuzana Hurn{\'i}kov{\'a} and V. and ABANOV{\'A}},
In recent years Angiostrongylus vasorum has become another important heart parasite of dogs besides Dirofilaria immitis, with intense spread into new areas of Europe. The first two cases of canine angiostrongylosis in Slovakia were observed in 2013, demonstrating that this life-threatening parasitic disease of dogs has expanded into this territory too. One year after the first A. vasorum findings, a serological survey was conducted to assess the current distribution of this parasitic infection… CONTINUE READING