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- Dirofilariasis FAQs. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. February 2012; http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/dirofilariasis/faqs.html.
- Alena Klochko, MD. Dirofilariasis. Medscape Reference. October 2015; http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/236698-overview.
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- The Monarch Initiative brings together data about this condition from humans and other species to help physicians and biomedical researchers. Monarch’s tools are designed to make it easier to compare the signs and symptoms (phenotypes) of different diseases and discover common features. This initiative is a collaboration between several academic institutions across the world and is funded by the National Institutes of Health. Visit the website to explore the biology of this condition.
- Orphanet is a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs. Access to this database is free of charge.
- PubMed is a searchable database of medical literature and lists journal articles that discuss Dirofilariasis. Click on the link to view a sample search on this topic.