Key factors influencing canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in the United States. Academic Article uri icon


  • An examination of the Companion Animal Parasite Council's (CAPC) canine heartworm data to clarify the spatial prevalence of heartworm in the United States. Factors thought to influence the spatial risk of disease, as identified in a recent CAPC workshop, are discussed.

published proceedings

  • Parasit Vectors

altmetric score

  • 7.75

author list (cited authors)

  • Brown, H. E., Harrington, L. C., Kaufman, P. E., McKay, T., Bowman, D. D., Nelson, C. T., Wang, D., & Lund, R.

citation count

  • 39

complete list of authors

  • Brown, Heidi E||Harrington, Laura C||Kaufman, Phillip E||McKay, Tanja||Bowman, Dwight D||Nelson, C Thomas||Wang, Dongmei||Lund, Robert

publication date

  • October 2012