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Babesia: a world emerging.
Babesia are tick-transmitted hemoprotozooans that infect mammals and birds, and which are acknowledged for their major impact on farm and pet animal health and associated economic costs worldwide.Expand
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Phylogeny of sheep and goat Theileria and Babesia parasites
Abstract. The phylogenetic relationship of Theileria and Babesia species infecting sheep and goats on the basis of their 18S RNA gene structure was addressed in the present study. For this purpose,Expand
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Simultaneous detection and differentiation of Theileria and Babesia parasites infecting small ruminants by reverse line blotting
Characteristic sequence signatures were identified within the hypervariable region 4 (V4 region) of the small ribosomal RNA gene of ovine/caprine piroplasm species including Theileria lestoquardi, T.Expand
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Ribosomal small-subunit RNA gene-sequence analysis of Theileria lestoquardi and a Theileria species highly pathogenic for small ruminants in China
Abstract A fatal disease of sheep and goats in the northwestern part of China has been reported to be due to Theileria lestoquardi (syn. T. hirci). However, some characteristics of the causativeExpand
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Ovine theileriosis in China: a new look at an old story
A fatal disease of sheep and goats in the northwestern part of China has in the past been reported to be due to Theileria lestoquardi. However, some characteristics of the causative agent are not inExpand
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Babesia spp. in ticks and wildlife in different habitat types of Slovakia
BackgroundBabesiosis is an emerging and potentially zoonotic disease caused by tick-borne piroplasmids of the Babesia genus. New genetic variants of piroplasmids with unknown associations to vectorsExpand
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Phylogenetic analysis of Theileria species transmitted by Haemaphysalis qinghaiensis
The phylogenetic relationships between six isolates of Theileria spp. infective to small ruminants, and two isolates of Theileria spp. infective to yak, all transmitted by Haemaphysalis qinghaiensis,Expand
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Application of the recombinant Theileria annulata surface protein in an indirect ELISA for the diagnosis of tropical theileriosis
The recombinant surface protein of Theileria annulata (TaSP) was used in the standardization and validation of an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the detection of circulating antibodiesExpand
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Reclassification of Theileria annae as Babesia vulpes sp. nov.
BackgroundTheileria annae is a tick-transmitted small piroplasmid that infects dogs and foxes in North America and Europe. Due to disagreement on its placement in the Theileria or Babesia genera,Expand
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First molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in two naturally infected dogs of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Large piroplasms (>2.5microm) were detected by direct microscopical investigation in 34 out of 16,767 (0.20%) canine blood smears in the Southern region of Greater Buenos Aires. Genomic DNA wasExpand
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