Key factors influencing canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in the United States
AffiliationSchool of Geography and Development, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 85721, USA
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853, USA
Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611, USA
Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University, State University, AR, 72467, USA
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 14853, USA
Animal Medical Center, Anniston, AL, 36201, USA
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 29634-0975, USA
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CitationBrown et al. Parasites & Vectors 2012, 5:245 http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/5/1/245
JournalParasites & Vectors
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AbstractAn examination of the Companion Animal Parasite Council's (CAPC) canine heartworm data to clarify the spatial prevalence of heartworm in the United States. Factors thought to influence the spatial risk of disease, as identified in a recent CAPC workshop, are discussed.
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