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Detection of acute bee paralysis virus by RT-PCR in honey bee and Varroa destructor field samples: rapid screening of representative Hungarian apiaries
A two years survey was undertaken to determine the occurrence of Acute Bee Paralysis Virus (ABPV) in field samples of adult bees and the parasitic mite Varroa destructor. To detect the viral nucleicExpand
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Prevalence of flea infestation in dogs and cats in Hungary combined with a survey of owner awareness
A survey was conducted in order to gain current information on flea species (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) infesting dogs and cats living in urban and rural areas of Hungary, along with data on theExpand
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Birds as potential reservoirs of tick-borne pathogens: first evidence of bacteraemia with Rickettsia helvetica
BackgroundBirds have long been known as carriers of ticks, but data from the literature are lacking on their role as a reservoir in the epidemiology of certain tick-borne disease-causing agents.Expand
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Ixodid tick species attaching to dogs in Hungary.
A survey was carried out to investigate the occurrence of hard tick species (Acari: Ixodidae) infesting domestic dogs in Hungary. Forty veterinary clinics from a wide geographical area were asked toExpand
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Autophagy occurs upstream or parallel to the apoptosome during histolytic cell death
Histolysis refers to a widespread disintegration of tissues that is morphologically distinct from apoptosis and often associated with the stimulation of autophagy. Here, we establish that a componentExpand
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Babesia canis canis in dogs from Hungary: detection by PCR and sequencing.
Canine babesiosis in Hungary has always been a severe and frequent disease, attributed to infection with Babesia canis transmitted by Dermacentor reticulatus. Identification of the disease agent hasExpand
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The Doa locus encodes a member of a new protein kinase family and is essential for eye and embryonic development in Drosophila melanogaster.
Mutations at the Darkener of apricot (Doa) locus of Drosophila cause roughened eyes and increase transcript accumulation from the retrotransposon copia up to fourfold. Cloning of the gene andExpand
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High prevalence of Hepatozoon-infection among shepherd dogs in a region considered to be free of Rhipicephalus sanguineus.
Blood samples and ticks were collected from 100 shepherd dogs, 12 hunting dogs and 14 stray dogs in southern Hungary, in order to screen them for the presence of Hepatozoon spp. by PCR. Out of 126Expand
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First molecular evidence of Hepatozoon canis infection in red foxes and golden jackals from Hungary
BackgroundRecently, Hepatozoon canis infection has been detected among shepherd, hunting and stray dogs in the southern part of Hungary, which is considered to be free of Rhipicephalus sanguineusExpand
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Parasites of domestic owned cats in Europe: co-infestations and risk factors
BackgroundDomestic cats can be infested by a large range of parasite species. Parasitic infestations may cause very different clinical signs. Endoparasites and ectoparasites are rarely explored inExpand
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