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heartworm quiz

Microfilarie reside in the what of most, but not all, infected canids blood
Microfilarie are ingested by what insect that allows transfer of them to the host mosquito's
which larval stage of dirofilaria immitis is present in the mouth parts of mosquitos L3
which larval stage of dirofilaria immitis migrates through the tissues of the infected animal for several weeks L4
How long will it take for juvenile worms to have their final molt after infection 2 months
where do juvenile worms stay until they have their final maturation stage in the host pulmonary arteries
where does the final maturation to adults and mating occur in the host pulmonary vessels
how soon will canines demonstrate microfilariae after infection 6-7 months
how long can heartworms live in a dog 5-7 years
how do most heartworm preventatives work to prevent infection prevent L3 from going to L4 or L5
testing puppies under the age of what is pointless 6 months
if a dog is said to be "occult" what does it mean microfilariae negative
what does ELISA stand for enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
what is the genus species name of the heartworm that uses fleas and lice as its IH Dipetalonema reconditum
which heartworm species is curved with a blunt head, "button hook" tail, and moves forward dipetalonema reconditum
which heartworm species is straight with a tapered head and moves side to side in a wiggle motion Dirofilaria immitis
radiographic evidence of heartworm infections consists of increase size of what pulmonary arteries
right sided cardiomegaly gives the heart the shape of a reverse what D
melarsomine is not proven effective against heartworms younger than how old 4 months of age
to remove adult heartworms this medication can be given IM once and repeated in 1 month, it removes 98% of the adult worm burden and is the ideal medication for treatment melarsomine dihydrochloride
when using macrocyclic lactone therapy to treat heartworm disease is may take how long for complete clearance of worms 9-12 months
what medications can be used to treat heartworm disease in dogs? ivermectin, milbemycin oxime, and melarsomine dihydrochloride
how long should a dog have exercise restriction following adulticidal therapy 1-3 months
what is the name of the bacteria that is often treated for along side of dirofilaria immitis wolbachia
heartworm maturation to adult worms occurs at how long in the feline about 6 months
development and release of microfilaria occurs about how many months after initial infection in the feline about 7-8 months
the greatest number of cases of feline heartworm disease has been seen where southeastern u.s., Mississippi river valley, Texas
a positive antigen test for heartworms in the feline indicates what the cat harbors mature female heartworms or did and the worms died recently
this type of testing may not be effective for diagnosis of feline heartworm disease antibody
for cats surviving acute heartworm disease beyond 1 day the median survival rate is how long 4 years
what is the current percentage of cats diagnosed with heartworm disease that survive 80%
how should cats with symptomatic dirofilariasis be treated? with corticosteroids
How should corticosteroids be given when treating heartworm disease in a feline? on a tapering dose
what is the most common radiographic finding in the feline with heartworm disease enlargement of the right caudal lobar artery and a bronchointerstitial inflammatory pattern in the caudal lung lobes
how long are adult heartworms believed to live in a feline 2-4 years
what does HARD stand for heartworm associated respiratory disease
what does ARDS stand for acute respiratory distress syndrome
what is caval syndrome when heartworms are found in the post vena cava and right atrium causing interference of tricuspid wave function
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