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Journal March 2008 (Vol 30, No 3)

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Canine and Feline Dirofilariasis: Life Cycle, Pathophysiology, and Diagnosis

1.Which of the following is the preferred diagnostic test for detection of heartworm infection in dogs?
2.Antigen tests may produce false-negative results in animals infected with
3.Which statement regarding testing for heartworms in cats is false?
4.The infective stage of heartworms is the _____ stage.
5.In dogs, the pulmonary vessels are evaluated where the artery intersects the _____ rib in the dorsoventral radiographic view.
6.In the lateral radiographic view, the arteries in dogs are compared with the accompanying vein or the proximal one-third of the _____ rib.
7.The presence of adult heartworms in the pulmonary arteries results in
8.Which of the following statements is false re­garding heartworm infection in cats
9.Which of the following statements is true?
10.Eosinophilic pneumonitis is
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