Dirofilaria immitis

Known as: heart worms, Dirofilaria immitides, heart worm 
A filarial parasite primarily of dogs but occurring also in foxes, wolves, and humans. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes.
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2013
2013
As a result of globalization and climate change, Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens, the causative agents of… (More)
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2012
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2012
The heartworm Dirofilaria immitis is an important parasite of dogs. Transmitted by mosquitoes in warmer climatic zones, it is… (More)
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2011
2011
Microfilariae were isolated from a Katrina rescue dog that remained microfilariaemic despite successful adulticidal treatments… (More)
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2008
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2008
There is still a pressing need for effective adulticide treatment for human and animal filarial infections. Like many filarial… (More)
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2006
2006
The aim of this work was to assess spatial and seasonal Dirofilaria immitis transmission risk throughout Argentina with models… (More)
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2005
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2005
Fecal coliforms and enterococci are indicator organisms used worldwide to monitor water quality. These bacteria are used in… (More)
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2003
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2003
Investigations were carried out in Padova town (Veneto region, NE Italy) to define the actual role of Aedes albopictus in the… (More)
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1999
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1999
Wolbachia endosymbiotic bacteria have been shown to be widespread among filarial worms and could thus play some role in the… (More)
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1983
1983
Adult males and females of the dog heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, were extracted separately and, following separation of the… (More)
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1982
1982
Thirty-six Beagles were inoculated with 3rd-stage infective Dirofilaria immitis larvae to determine when 3rd and 4th molts… (More)
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