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First report of heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) infection in an imported dog in Lithuania

References B ernotienė , R. (2012): The fauna and seasonal activity of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Curonian Spit (Russia, Lithuania). Eur. Mosq. Bull ., 30: 72 – 78 C ancrini , G., M agi , M., G abrielli , S., A rispici , M., T olari , F., D ell ’ omodarme , M., P rati , M.C. (2006): Natural Vectors of Dirofilariasis in Rural and Urban Areas of the Tuscan Region, Central Italy. J. Med. Entomol ., 43(3): 574 – 579. DOI: 10.1093/jmedent/43.3.574 F uehrer , H.-P., A uer , H., L eschnik , M., S ilbermayr , K., D uscher , G., J oachim

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Worm-control practices and prevalence of anthelmintic resistance using in vivo FECRTs on smallholder sheep farms in Lithuania

species of parasitic nematodes on smallholder sheep farms in Lithuania. In addition, to evaluate management and treatment strategy on sheep farms the questionnaire survey was performed. Materials and methods Farm questionnaire A questionnaire surveyed 71 sheep farmers. Twenty-nine farms were visited, and the farmers were interviewed personally. Forty-two sheep farmers from the list of the Lithuanian Sheep Breeders Association were interviewed by telephone. All farmers were asked about their practices of farm management: number of animals, sheep breeds, size

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Molecular and morphological characterization of Isthmiophora melis (Schrank, 1788) Luhe, 1909 (Digenea: Echinostomatidae) from American mink (Neovison vison) and European polecat (Mustela putorius) in Lithuania

.S. (1971): Methods of collaction and study of terrestrian mammal helminthes. Nauka, Moscow, 124 pp. (In Russian) KAZLAUSKAS, J., PRŪSAITĖ, J. (1976): Helminths of carnivores in Lithuania. Acta Parasitol. Lituan., 12: 33 - 40. (In Russian) KISELIENĖ, V. (1966): On the helminthological evaluation of water basins used for the growth of domestic water fowl. Acta Parasitol. Lituan., 6: 55 - 66 KISELIENĖ, V. (1970): The biological characteristics of Paryphostomum radiatum (Dujardin, (Echinostomatidae). Acta Parasitol. Lithuan

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The finding of the nematode Daniconema anguillae Moravec et Køie, 1987 (Spirurida, Dracunculoidea: Daniconematidae) in Lithuania


The third-stage larvae of Daniconema anguillae Moravec et Køie, 1987 are found in the eels fins caught from Dringis Lake (Lithuanian National park). The morphology of these larvae is briefly described.

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Primary prevention strategy for cardiovascular disease in Lithuania
(“A Funding Programme for the Screening and Preventive Management of the High Cardiovascular Risk Individuals” – main results: 2006–2017 years)

References [1] Health Information Centre, Institute of Hygiene, Ministry of Health of The Republic of Lithuania, Causes of death 2017, Vilnius 2018. . [2] WHO HFA Mortality database, 2009. [3] Perk J, De Backer G, Gohlke H, Graham I, Reiner Z, Verschuren M, et al. European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice (version 2012). The Fifth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on

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Measurement of health and social behaviors in schoolchildren: Randomized study comparing paper versus electronic mode

secondary schools in Lithuania. All study subjects were informed about the details of the study and that the return of the filled questionnaire will be treated as the informed consent. The anonymity of study participants and confidentiality of the data was ensured. The study was conducted as a pilot project for an oncoming 2018 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study in Lithuania. The schools were randomly selected from the national schools’ list, by choosing the first five schools who agreed to participate in the study. The schools were from the second

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Validation of the Slovenian version of the low anterior resection syndrome score for rectal cancer patients after surgery

-culturally equivalent instrument to the original version. The test–retest reliability has been found to be excellent, with the total score measuring 0.86, which indicates low measurement error for the questionnaire. There were no statistically significant differences between the numerical value of the LARSS for the first and second test. These results are comparable to the Danish, Lithuanian, Dutch and English results ( 12 , 13 , 15 , 23 ). Proof of correctness and equivalence between the Slovenian and the previously validated questionnaires was provided by the high internal

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Seminars in Cardiovascular Medicine
The Journal of Lithuanian Heart Association
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The Influence of Social and Living Environment on Development of Oral Hygiene Habits in People Over The Age of 65

, Newcombe RG. Oral health care among nursing home residents in Avon. Gerodontol. 2000;17:33-8. 16. Pregiel B, Wrzyszcz-Kowalczyk A, Fita K, et al. Higiena jamy ustnej i nawyki dietetyczne u sluchaczy Uniwersytetu Trzeciego Wieku we Wroclawiu. Porad Stomatol. 2007;12:344-52. 17. Vyšniauskaité S, Kammona N, Vehkalahti MM. Number of teeth in relation to oral health behaviour in dentate elderly patients in Lithuania. Gerodontol. 2005;22:44-51. 18. Shah N, Parkash H, Sunderam KR. Edentulousness, denture wear and denture needs of Indian elderly – a community-based study

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A Comparison of Oral Health Status in Active-, Occasional- and Non- Smoker Patients Versus Students

;27:12-17. 4. Brukiene V, Aleksejuniene J, Balciuniene I. Dental treatment needs in Lithuanian adolescents. Stomatologija. 2005;7:11-15. 5. Monea Pop M, Monea A. Caria simplă. Editura University Press, Târgu- Mureș. 2006;19-21,56. 6. World Health Organization. Oral health Surveys: Basic methods, 4th edition, Geneva, 1997 7. Collins M. Good teeth, UK, New Holland Publishers, 2005, 18-20. 8. Bocskay I, Matekovits Gy. A fogszuvasodás kór- és gyógytana (Cariologia), Marosvásárhely, Lyra Kiadó, 2006, 20

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