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dirofilaria immitis and dipetalonema reconditum infections in oklahoma dogs. 1976943387
babesia canis rossi infection in a texas dog.a 5-month-old intact male boerboel dog, imported from south africa 1 week previously, was presented to a texas veterinarian for lethargy, anorexia, and labored breathing. the dog was febrile, anemic, leukopenic, thrombocytopenic, and slightly azotemic. results of the idexx snap-4dx enzyme immunoassay were negative for dirofilaria immitis antigen and antibodies against ehrlichia canis, borrelia burgdorferi, and anaplasma phagocytophilum. an edta blood sample analyzed at oklahoma state university ...201121790699
detection of dirofilaria immitis and ehrlichia species in coyotes (canis latrans), from rural oklahoma and texas.there is a lack of knowledge regarding the prevalence of dirofilaria immitis and ehrlichia spp. in coyotes in oklahoma and texas. documenting the prevalence of these vector-borne disease agents in coyotes from oklahoma and texas underscores the importance of wild canids as reservoir hosts that infect companion animals and humans. to learn more about the sylvatic cycle of d. immitis and ehrlichia spp. in coyotes from oklahoma and texas, we tested for infection with and exposure to, respectively, ...201222448722
comparison of the vector potential of different mosquito species for the transmission of heartworm, dirofilaria immitis, in rural and urban areas in and surrounding stillwater, oklahoma, u.s.a.dirofilaria immitis leidy (spirurida: onchocercidae), or heartworm, is a mosquito-borne nematode that causes a fatal disease in carnivores. although infection is preventable through prophylactic drugs, compliance and the spectre of resistance suggest vector control is a viable alternative. there were two main objectives in this study: (a) to evaluate the relationships between landscape and social factors and the number and species of heartworm-positive mosquitoes, with a specific focus on the im ...201424898348
vector-borne infections in tornado-displaced and owner-relinquished dogs in oklahoma, usa.to determine the prevalence of infection with vector-borne agents in a cross-section of dogs from oklahoma, where canine vector-borne diseases are common, blood samples were evaluated through serology and molecular analysis. antibodies reactive to ehrlichia spp., rickettsia rickettsii, r. montanensis, and "r. amblyommii" were detected in 10.5% (11/105), 74.3% (78/105), 58.1% (61/105), and 55.2% (58/105) of dogs, respectively. presence of spotted fever group rickettsia spp. dna was identified in ...201627119261
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