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The molecular characterisation of Giardia from dogs in southern Germany.
Faecal samples were obtained randomly from asymptomatic dogs visiting veterinary clinics (kept individually) and sanctuaries (kept in groups) in southern Germany. Of 60 Giardia positive samples, 55Expand
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Clinical features of canine granulocytic anaplasmosis in 18 naturally infected dogs.
BACKGROUND Anaplasma phagocytophilum, the causative agent of canine granulocytic anaplasmosis (CGA), is a Gram-negative intracellular organism transmitted by ixodid ticks. Thus far, only a fewExpand
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Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Dogs in Germany
A total number of 111 dogs were included in the present prospective study investigating the prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in Germany. Dogs were divided into two groups. Dogs ofExpand
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Thelazia lacrymalis (Nematoda, Spirurida, Thelaziidae): report in a horse in Germany and contribution to the morphology of adult worms
The ®rst description of Thelazia lacrymalis (Gurlt 1831) may in fact refer to natural infections of horses in Germany; the origin of the horses, however, was not discussed. The only account reportingExpand
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Amplification of ribosomal DNA of Anoplocephalidae: Anoplocephala perfoliata diagnosis by PCR as a possible alternative to coprological methods.
The diagnosis of tapeworm infections in horses relies on copro-diagnostic methods, which are time-consuming and of limited sensitivity for determination of the exact prevalence. The development ofExpand
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[The prevalence of Babesia canis canis in marsh ticks (Dermacentor reticulatus) in the Saarland].
An accumulation of autochthonous cases of canine babesiosis caused by Babesia canis has been registered in a small animal clinic in the Saarland since the beginning of 2006, some cases with fatalExpand
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[Spectrum of species and incidence of endoparasites in foals and their mother mares from breeding farms with and without anthelmintic prophylaxis in upper Bavaria].
In this epidemiological study 37 foals and mares were included, which have been coproscopically examined in regular intervals over a period lasting up to 13 months. The animals derived from nineExpand
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[Incidence of Parascaris equorum in foals and their mares after strategic use of wide-spectrum anthelmintics for several years].
In this epidemiological survey 30 foals and their mares from seven breeding farms were investigated. Six farms used wide spectrum anthelmintics strategically at least for three years, on one farm noExpand
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Sero-prevalence and risk indicators for canine ehrlichiosis in three rural areas of Brazil.
Ehrlichia canis has a worldwide geographic distribution, occurring particularly in tropical and subtropical areas. In Brazil, the main vector in urban areas is believed to be the brown dog tickExpand
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