adult filarie to the inside of the heart
I l nematode canine, Dirofilaria immitis ,
a parasite of the common dog in many you leave of the world; one
introduces in many other animals, comprised the cats, but it infects
the human beings only very rarely. The adults are enough large,
measuring in length until 20 25 cm and live typically in the
pulmonary artery and the cavit cardiac.
The filarie females
they produce the
microfilariae that they are found in the blood of the dog. The
presence of the microfilarie in the blood comes used like diagnosis
method in order to verify the presence in the parasite in animal
determining. the microfilariae they are ingested from the mosquitos
when they are fed, these mature and they are developed allinterno of
the mosquito that acts as from carrier and the infection transmitted
to a new host when the mosquito feeds itself. Much species of
mosquitos acts as from carriers of this parasite.
species pu to cause one meaningful pathology in the infected host.
The inflammation and the thickening of the heart beyond to
respiratory insufficiency damage as symptoms chronic cough and
vomito the passed one of the disease pu to give lethal outcomes. A
sure number of effective agents chemioprofilatti to us is available
for this species and must be used from the owners of dogs residents
in zones where the carrier and cio the present mosquito.
THE LIFE CYCLE
AND HERE The SPREAD AREA
distribution of the immitis of Dirofilaria . . The parasite
introduces itself in those zones indicated in the red color,
"probably" it is introduced in those zones indicated in the yellow
color and it is not introduced in those zones indicated in blue.