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Dirofilaria repens is a parasitic nematode in the subcutaneous tissue of carnivores, including dogs and cats, transmitted by mosquitoes. Human beings may be accidental hosts. Infection of a dog with D. repens was first reported in Palestine in 1934, and 2 additional cases were reported in dogs in...

Mazaki-Tovi, M.; Reich, M.; Karnieli, A.; Kuzi, S.; Aroch, I.
Wiley-Blackwell, Boston, USA
Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2016, 45, 4, pp 703-709