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Patient Management after Two Melarsomine Injections

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A newly adopted patient received two injections instead of three when treated for heartworm. Veterinarian Angele Bice explains.

Managing Heartworm Disease in Zoo Animals

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Zoo animals like marine mammals, big cats and others can become infected with heartworms. Fortunately, prevention is possible.

When a Treated Dog has Persistent Microfilaria

When a Treated Dog has Persistent Microfilaria

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Dr. Tom Nelson explains the potential reasons a dog may test positive for microfilaria following heartworm treatment

Role of Antigen and Antibody Testing in Heartworm-Positive Cats

Role of Antigen and Antibody Testing in Heartworm-Positive Cats

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Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Lindsay Starkey outlines the role of antigen and antibody tests for heartworm screening in cats

Exercise Restriction Advice for Dogs Undergoing Heartworm Treatment

Exercise Restriction Advice for Dogs Undergoing Heartworm Treatment

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Successful treatment of dogs with heartworm infection requires keeping them quiet and calm, as Dr. Brian DiGangi explains.

How to Treat Heartworm-Positive Cats

How to Treat Heartworm-Positive Cats

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There are no approved heartworm treatments for cats, but veterinarians do have options when managing these patients. Veterinary cardiologist Dr. Marisa Ames explains.

Heartworm Diagnostics: Antigen Tests Alone Aren't Enough

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How reliable are patient-side heartworm antigen tests? Veterinary parasitologist Dr. Lindsay Starkey explains.

Antigen Test Timing Following Melarsomine Treatment

Antigen Test Timing Following Melarsomine Treatment

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How long should I wait before re-testing dogs undergoing heartworm treatment? Dr. Tom Nelson explains the timing.

When Heartworm Treatment is Interrupted

When Heartworm Treatment is Interrupted

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When treating dogs for heartworm, what if there's a delay between giving doxycycline and melarsomine? Dr. Chris Duke explains.

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