TITLE

Imported vector-transmitted diseases in dogs - part two

AUTHOR(S)
Hillman, Timothy J.; Shaw, Susan E.
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Irish Veterinary Journal;Jun2010, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p380
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Question & Answer
ABSTRACT
The article presents questions and answers related to vector-transmitted diseases in dogs based in Great Britain and Ireland, the prognosis for canine leishmaniosis and the effectivity of ectoparasiticides in tick-transmitted diseases.
ACCESSION #
51503270

 

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