CANINE CHAGAS DISEASE - STUDIES OF NATURALLY INFECTED DOGS AND KISSING BUG VECTORS

07/14/2020
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In this presentation Dr. Sarah Hamer will discuss the transmission cycle of the Chagas disease parasite, clinical abnormalities that can be seen in infected dogs, how to identify the triatomine "kissing bug" insects that serve as vectors, and how to differentiate triatomines from other 'look-alike' insect species.

Original publication date: Tuesday, July 14, 2020  
Speaker: Sarah Hamer, MS, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM (Epidemiology)

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Learn more about Dr. Hamer’s CHF-funded research:

Grant 02448: Canine Chagas Disease: Characterizing Cardiac Abnormalities, Vector Infection and Control Strategies, and Parasite Strains in Kennel Environments

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