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Ticks and tick-borne diseases: a One Health perspective.
Tick-borne diseases are common occurrences in both the medical and veterinary clinical settings. In addition to the constraints related to their diagnosis and clinical management, the control andExpand
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Morphological and genetic diversity of Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu lato from the New and Old Worlds
BackgroundThe taxonomic status of the brown dog tick (Rhipicephalus sanguineus sensu stricto), which has long been regarded as the most widespread tick worldwide and a vector of many pathogens toExpand
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Vector-borne helminths of dogs and humans in Europe
Presently, 45% of the total human population of Europe, as well as their domestic and companion animals, are exposed to the risk of vector-borne helminths (VBH) causing diseases. A plethora ofExpand
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Species composition of Gasterophilus spp. (Diptera, Oestridae) causing equine gastric myiasis in southern Italy: parasite biodiversity and risks for extinction.
Horse gastrointestinal myiasis caused by larvae of Gasterophilus spp. (Diptera, Oestridae) flies has a worldwide distribution and, where present, it is primarily caused by larvae of GasterophilusExpand
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Managing canine vector-borne diseases of zoonotic concern: part one.
Canine vector-borne diseases (CVBDs) comprise a group of globally distributed and rapidly spreading illnesses that are caused by a range of pathogens transmitted by arthropods including ticks, fleas,Expand
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A review of dicrocoeliosis of ruminants including recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment.
Despite its widespread presence among grazing ruminants, dicrocoeliosis, also known as "small liver fluke" disease, is poorly known and often underestimated by researchers and practitioners in manyExpand
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Diagnosis of Hepatozoon canis in young dogs by cytology and PCR
BackgroundHepatozoon canis is a widespread tick-borne protozoan affecting dogs. The diagnosis of H. canis infection is usually performed by cytology of blood or buffy coat smears, but this method mayExpand
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Role of birds of prey as carriers and spreaders of Cryptococcus neoformans and other zoonotic yeasts.
In the last 20 years, cases of human cryptococcosis, have increased in immunocompromised patients. In several instances, the cases have been associated with the exposure of the patients to birdExpand
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Thelazia callipaeda (Spirurida, Thelaziidae) in wild animals: report of new host species and ecological implications.
Thelazia callipaeda infects the eyes of carnivores and humans in Far Eastern Asiatic and European countries. Studies have demonstrated the occurrence of T. callipaeda in foxes from areas where canineExpand
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Dicrocoeliosis of ruminants: a little known fluke disease.
Abstract Dicrocoeliosis is mainly caused by Dicrocoelium dendriticum , which is also known as ‘lancet fluke' or ‘small liver fluke' as opposed to Fasciola spp., otherwise known as the ‘liver fluke'.Expand
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