Mar 30 2016

Eye-Opening Statisics

parasites

Be Aware of the Facts of the Frequency of Parasite and Tick Borne Diseases in the United States

Here are some interesting parasite facts form the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC). This data is provided to the CAPC from Idexx Laboratories and Antech Diagnostics based on the number of pets tested. How does the state that you live in compare to the national numbers?

Heartworm

Dogs:

  • Countrywide 1 out of every 83 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 153 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 168 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 77 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 183 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 124 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 124 dogs tested positive

Lyme

  • Countrywide 1 out of every 16 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 7 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 7 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 6 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 6 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 6 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 6 dogs tested positive

Ehrlichiosis

  • Countrywide 1 out of every 34 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 78 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 68 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 82 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 64 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 106 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 73 dogs tested positive

Anaplasmosis

  • Countrywide 1 out of every 31 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 6 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 13 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 13 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 9 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 9 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 28 dogs tested positive

Roundworm

Dogs:

  • Countrywide1 out of every 57 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 59 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 73 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 49 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 63 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 52 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 59 dogs tested positive

Cats:

  • Countrywide1 out of every 21 cats tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 17 cats tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 28 cats tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 19 cats tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 25 cats tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 17 cats tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 28 cats tested positive

Hookworm

Dogs:

  • Countrywide1 out of every 43 dogs tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 55 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 68 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 54 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 68 dogs tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 54 dogs tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 54 dogs tested positive

Cats:

  • Countrywide 1 out of every 137 cats tested positive
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 292 cats tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 614 cats tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 231 cats tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 423 cats tested positive
  • Rhode Island 1 out of every 269 cats tested positive
  • Vermont 1 out of every 334 cats tested positive

Whipworm

Dogs:

  • Countrywide1 out of every 116 dogs tested positive in
  • Connecticut 1 out of every 101 dogs tested positive
  • New Hampshire 1 out of every 146 dogs tested positive
  • Maine 1 out of every 130 dogs tested positive
  • Massachusetts 1 out of every 138 dogs tested positive

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