Dhaliwal, Gurmeet Kaur (1988) A Study Of Canine Dirofilariasis In Kuala Lumpur. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.
Although much importance has been placed on human filariasis , work on canine filariasis is limited in this country . This study was carried out to obtain a general overview on the status of canine dirofilariasis in Kuala Lumpur. Throughout a one year study , parasitological records were studied and blood samples were collected from stray dogs which were later necropsied . Blood samples were subjected to the modified Knott's concentration technique, the dire ct smear and the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay which was developed using the adult worm antigen . Information was obtained from private practitioners by the use of questionaires . The period prevalence of canine dirofilariasis was 42. 0 percent and 10.0 percent within the s t ray dog and owned dog populations respectively.
|Item Type:||Thesis (Masters)|
|Subject:||Canine heartworm disease|
|Subject:||Dogs - Diseases - Wilayah Persekutuan - Kuala Lumpur|
|Chairman Supervisor:||Dr. Rehana binti Abdullah Sani|
|Call Number:||FPV 1988 4|
|Faculty or Institute:||Faculty of Veterinary Medicine|
|Deposited By:||Mohd Nezeri Mohamad|
|Deposited On:||13 Jul 2011 14:47|
|Last Modified:||13 Jul 2011 14:47|
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