AVM volume 3, issue 2, P53-58 2010 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v3i2.203 View full text
Dušan Pajković, Sara Savić, Predrag Veljković, Živoslav Grgić

Abstract: Dirofilariasis is a parasitic disease, caused with Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens. Dirofilariasis can appear as a heart form and as a cutaneus form. For the spreading of dirofilariasis, the presence of mosquitoes is nessessary, because they serve as vectors Also a part of dirofilaria life cycle is developed with in the vector. Dirofilariasis can be found in dogs and cats and sometimes in humans. Even though dirofilariasis was primeraly known as a disease found in mediteranian countries, through the…

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