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2014-06-19 23:19:47

Heartworm incidence is on the rise in the United States. Chattahoochee Animal Clinic located in Roswell, Georgia warns pet owners of the heartworm epidemic taking place in the Southeast. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As the warm summer months approach, a hot topic in veterinary medicine re-emerges. The topic pertains to heartworm disease. Many pet owners are educated on this topic, however, the latest statistics and trends that were released by the GVMA (Georgia Veterinary Medical Association)...

2014-01-19 12:20:22

Important guideline revisions made by both parasite-focused organizations address heartworm prevention, treatment and diagnosis; and include information about FDA approval of the first-ever treatment for circulating microfilaria SHAWNEE, Kan., Jan. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veterinarians wanting to keep their heartworm protocols up to date should check out the latest information from the American Heartworm Society (AHS) and the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC), say...

2013-08-22 23:18:50

American Heartworm Society recommends yearly protection and annual testing to ward off heartworm disease, even in temperate climates. Wilmington, DE (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 California and Arizona may not be known as hotbeds of heartworm transmission, but the American Heartworm Society (AHS) is reminding pet owners that dogs and cats here remain at risk – even in the summer months. Environmental conditions that foster proliferation of mosquitoes carrying the heartworm parasite, such as...

2009-10-08 05:00:00

UNION CITY, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abaxis, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABAX), a medical products company manufacturing point-of-care blood analysis instruments for the medical, research and veterinary markets, announced today that it has received USDA approval for its Canine Heartworm Antigen Test to be performed on the company's VetScan VS2 fully automated instrument. The Heartworm assay is now performed in the instrument alongside and simultaneously with eleven other important...


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