RESEARCH ARTICLES

PREVALENCE OF Dirofilajia repens IN DOGS IN THRISSUR (KERALA, INDIA)
R. Radhika, H. Subramanian and M.R. Saseeiidranath

Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences.2001. 32:46-48.

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Copyright: © 2001 R. Radhika  et.al. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



Abstract


Microfilaria of D. repens was found to occur throughout the year among dogs in Thrissur. Its prevalence rate and intensity were highest during summer. Moreover, infection was more seen in young male dogs.