The prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain (1994-1996).

@article{Montoya1998ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain (1994-1996).},
  author={J Alberto Montoya and M. Morales and Otilia Ferrer and Jos{\'e} Manuel Molina and Juan Alberto Corbera},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1998},
  volume={75 2-3},
  pages={221-6}
}
Blood samples from 2034 dogs were tested to detect Dirofilaria immitis antigen during three consecutive years (from 1994 to 1996) in Gran Canaria Island, Canary Islands, Spain. The prevalence of heartworm infection was 67.02% in 1994, 58.92% in 1995 and 52.18% in 1996, with a mean prevalence of 58.89%. Heartworm infection was more common in males (56.19… CONTINUE READING