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Q&A: What to know about bird flu

UF microbiologist and virus expert John Lednicky, Ph.D., shares his perspective on the current avian influenza, or bird flu, outbreak in the U.S.

Angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in dogs with Dirofilaria immitis

Infection by the canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, causes significant cardiopulmonary disease, with progression impacted by increasing parasite numbers and duration of infection. The renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system (RAAS) is an important mediator of cardiac and pulmonary disease.