Kirsi Aaltonen

Olli Vapalahti2
Heli Nordgren1
Tarja Sironen1
Glenn Francis Browning1
2Olli Vapalahti
1Heli Nordgren
1Tarja Sironen
1Glenn Francis Browning
1Suvi Kapiainen
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Due to climate changes during the last decades, ticks have progressively spread into higher latitudes in northern Europe. Although some tick borne diseases are known to be endemic in Finland, to date there is limited information with regard to the prevalence of these infections in companion animals. We determined the antibody and DNA prevalence of the(More)
  • Heli Nordgren, Kirsi Aaltonen, Tarja Sironen, Paula M. Kinnunen, Ilkka Kivistö, Mirja Raunio-Saarnisto +7 others
  • 2014
A new type of pyoderma was detected in Finnish fur animals in 2007. The disease continues to spread within and between farms, with severe and potentially fatal symptoms. It compromises animal welfare and causes considerable economic losses to farmers. A case-control study was performed in 2010-2011 to describe the entity and to identify the causative agent.(More)
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