Feline Heartworm Disease

dc.contributor.author Luebke, Linda
dc.contributor.author Nelson, O.
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Digital Repository
dc.date 2018-03-28T21:28:49.000
dc.date.accessioned 2020-06-30T05:12:52Z
dc.date.available 2020-06-30T05:12:52Z
dc.date.embargo 2015-02-27
dc.date.issued 1998
dc.description.abstract <p>Dirofilaria immitis is the etiologic agent for canine heartworm disease. Although it is most notably associated with disease in dogs, various other species can serve as the definitive hosts. When left unchecked, infection can be fatal. Heartworm disease in cats is an interesting and sometimes frustrating condition to deal with as it is difficult to diagnose. The true prevalence of this disease in felines is unknown. It is believed to be less than that in dogs in the same endemic areas. This paper is intended to review heartworm disease as it relates to cats with respect to prevalence, clinical signs, diagnosis, and treatment.</p>
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dc.identifier.articleid 3638
dc.identifier.contextkey 6742379
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dc.identifier.submissionpath iowastate_veterinarian/vol60/iss2/3
dc.identifier.uri https://dr.lib.iastate.edu/handle/20.500.12876/47887
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dc.subject.disciplines Animal Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Cardiovascular Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Parasitic Diseases
dc.subject.disciplines Small or Companion Animal Medicine
dc.subject.disciplines Veterinary Medicine
dc.subject.keywords Veterinary Clinical Sciences
dc.title Feline Heartworm Disease
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