Funding for this research was provided by:
American Heartworm Society (054333-01)
Received: 24 September 2018
Accepted: 12 December 2018
First Online: 27 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol, CR-450, was approved by the University of Georgia’s Clinical Research Committee, the Hospital Board, and the University of Georgia Research Foundation prior to the start of the study.
: Not applicable.
: MDS, KMD, JLB, AJW and MTD declare that they have no competing interests. ARM is an executive board member of the American Heartworm Society.
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