The Fatal Case of an Autochthonous Heartworm Disease in a Dog from a Non-endemic Region of South-eastern Slovakia

@article{Miterpkov2020TheFC,
  title={The Fatal Case of an Autochthonous Heartworm Disease in a Dog from a Non-endemic Region of South-eastern Slovakia},
  author={M. Miterp{\'a}kov{\'a} and H. Zborovsk{\'a} and B. Bielik and M. Halan},
  journal={Helminthologia},
  year={2020},
  volume={57},
  pages={154 - 157}
}
Summary During the past few years, several localities with increasing Dirofilaria immitis occurrences have been identified in Slovakia; particularly in areas regarded as endemic for Dirofilaria repens up until now. In terms of that, dogs with clinically manifested heartworm disease have been referred to the veterinary ambulances more frequently. We report in this study, two autochthonous cases of D. immitisinfections diagnosed in two seven-year-old siblings of Tibetan Mastiff dogs from the Ko… Expand

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