[Investigation on Babesia in ticks infested on police dogs in selected areas of China].

@article{Wei2012InvestigationOB,
  title={[Investigation on Babesia in ticks infested on police dogs in selected areas of China].},
  author={Fu-rong Wei and Qin-xian Lan and Dan Zhu and Jingxiu Ye and Jingjing Liu and Yi Zhang},
  journal={Zhongguo ji sheng chong xue yu ji sheng chong bing za zhi = Chinese journal of parasitology & parasitic diseases},
  year={2012},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={390-2}
}
399 tick specimens were collected from the body surface of police dogs in Chongqing municipality, provinces of Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan, Guangxi, Hebei, Henan, Shanxi, Jiangsu and Zhejiang. Nested-PCR and sequence testing were taken to investigate the prevalence of Babesia sp. in ticks. The results showed that Babesia vogeli was found in ticks infested on the body surface of police dogs, with a positive rate of 5.3%. The prevalence in Chongqing, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan and Zhejiang was 4/16… CONTINUE READING

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