A molecular and parasitological survey of Hepatozoon canis in domestic dogs in Turkey.

Abstract

In this study, asymptomatic dogs in nine provinces of Turkey were surveyed to investigate the prevalence and intensity of Hepatozoon canis infection. DNA obtained from blood samples collected from 694 domestic dogs (243 stray, 288 shelter, and 163 pets) of both genders and varying ages were evaluated by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). In addition, 285 thin… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.02.015

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