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Indications for use of aspirin and corticosteroid hormones in the treatment of canine heartworm disease






Seminars in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery 2(1): 78-84

Indications for use of aspirin and corticosteroid hormones in the treatment of canine heartworm disease

The routine use of corticosteroid hormones in heartworm-infected dogs is not recommended.


Accession: 001615618

PMID: 3321299



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