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Filaroides hirthi infection in a dog.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3744982     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 5- to 7-month old, female dog developed a cough and labored breathing. Filaroides hirthi larvae were recovered from a fecal specimen by use of sodium nitrate flotation and direct saline solution mount. Verminous pneumonia caused by F hirthi was diagnosed. The dog appeared to be immunocompetent, and responded to treatment with fenbendazole.
J M Rubash
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association     Volume:  189     ISSN:  0003-1488     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc.     Publication Date:  1986 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-10-15     Completed Date:  1986-10-15     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503067     Medline TA:  J Am Vet Med Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Dog Diseases / drug therapy,  parasitology*
Fenbendazole / therapeutic use
Filariasis / drug therapy,  veterinary*
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