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potential mosquito vectors of dirofilaria immitis in bernalillo county, new mexico.the susceptibility of aedes vexans, culex quinquefasciatus, and culex tarsalis to dirofilaria immitis infections was evaluated in bernalillo co., new mexico. mosquitoes that had taken a blood meal from a d. immitis-infected dog were dissected and observed for developing larvae. infection rates for ae. vexans, cx. quinquefasciatus, and cx. tarsalis were 68.9, 40.6, and 30.2%, respectively. infective d. immitis larvae developed after a minimum of 8 days in ae. vexans vs. 14 days in both cx. quinqu ...19957616197
survey of 11 western states for heartworm (dirofilaria immitis) infection, heartworm diagnostic and prevention protocols, and fecal examination protocols for gastrointestinal parasites.heartworm infection in dogs and cats in the western united states is a fairly new phenomenon, and for this reason it is often considered to be of minimal significance. the purpose of this survey was to collect data from 11 western states (arizona, california, colorado, idaho, montana, nevada, new mexico, oregon, utah, washington, and wyoming) in an effort to assess awareness of heartworm disease and identify areas in which improvement in understanding is needed. to accomplish this goal, veterina ...200718183548
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