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Gary Conboy

My research has involved studies investigating the diagnosis, treatment and epidemiology of metastrongyloid parasites (nematode lungworms: Crenosoma vulpis, Angiostrongylus vasorum, Oslerus osleri) infection in wild and domestic canids.

Degrees: 
  • DVM, University of Minnesota, 1980
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1990
Position: 
Associate Professor
Department: 
pathologymicrobiology
Faculty: 
Veterinary Medicine
Phone: 
(902) 566-0965
Research Interests: 
  • Metastrongyloid parasites of wild and domestic canids
  • Helminth parasites of wildlife
Citations: 
  1. Conboy G, Hare J, Charles S, Settje T, Heine J. 2009. Efficacy of a single topical application of Advantage Multi (= Advocate) Topical Solution (10% Imidocloprid + 2.5% Moxidectin) in the treatment of dogs experimentally infected with Crenosoma vulpis. Parasitology Research 105(1): 49-54.
  2. Verzberger-Epshtein I, Markham RJF, Sheppard JA, Stryhn H, Whitney H, Conboy GA. 2008. Serologic detection of Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in dogs. Veterinary Parasitology 151: 53-60.
  3. Bourque A, Whitney H, Conboy G. 2005. Angiostrongylus vasorum infection in a coyote (Canis latrans) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 41(4): 816-819.
  4. Moravec F, Conboy GA, Speare DJ. 2005. A new trichosomoidid from the skin of Sebastes spp. (Pisces) from British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Parasitology 91(2): 411-414.
  5. Conboy G.   2004.   Survey and treatment of natural infections of Crenosoma vulpis and Angiostrongylus vasorum in dogs using milbemycin oxime. Veterinary Record 155: 16-18.