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Clinical and Laboratory Findings in Equine Piroplasmosis
Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate equine piroplasmosis (EP) as a cause of morbidity in horses in Sardinia (Italy), describe the clinical signs and altered hematologic andExpand
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First Molecular Identification and Phylogeny of a Babesia sp. from a Symptomatic Sow (Sus scrofa Linnaeus 1758)
ABSTRACT Porcine babesiosis is a widespread yet overlooked disease causing economic losses in many regions of the world. To date, the etiological agent of porcine babesiosis has not been molecularlyExpand
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Anaplasma phagocytophilum, Sardinia, Italy
To the Editor: Anaplasma phagocytophilum (formerly Ehrlichia phagocytophila), a tick-transmitted pathogen that infects several animal species, including humans (involved as accidental "dead-end"Expand
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Physical, Hematological, and Biochemical Responses to Acute Intense Exercise in Polo Horses
The aim of this study was to evaluate the response of physical, hematological, and biochemical parameters after acute intense exercise in polo horses playing in an outdoor international competition.Expand
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Molecular epizootiology and diagnosis of porcine babesiosis in Sardinia, Italy.
The recent characterization of the 18S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) of a pathogenic Babesia species in a domestic sow paved the way for establishing diagnostic and epidemiological tools for porcineExpand
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Ultrasonography for early diagnosis of Toxocara canis infection in puppies
Toxocara canis is one of the most common intestinal parasites in dogs and represents a highly infectious zoonotic parasite worldwide. Adult worms live in the bowel of dogs, and infections in puppiesExpand
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Nodular lesions of the tongue in canine leishmaniosis.
In this case report, an atypical clinical presentation of leishmaniosis in a dog with multiple nodular lesions of the tongue is described. Haematological and biochemical analysis, serological testExpand
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Molecular epidemiology of Anaplasma spp. related to A. phagocytophilum in Mediterranean small ruminants.
The genus Anaplasma currently comprises 6 bacterial species mostly pathogenic to animals and/or human, including the zoonotic species Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of tick-borneExpand
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Isolation and characterization of Bartonella strains in cats in Italy.
Bartonella henselae and Bartonella clarridgeiae were isolated in two cats in Sardinia, Italy. Infection by B. clarridgeiae was characterized by fever and submandibular lymph nodes enlargement whileExpand
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Transthoracic M-mode echocardiographic assessment of pulmonary vein-to-pulmonary artery ratio in healthy horses
Equine cardiovascular structures and function are routinely assessed by transthoracic echocardiography. Recently, investigators have described the echocardiographic visualization of equine pulmonaryExpand
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