A review of piroplasmid infections in wild carnivores worldwide: importance for domestic animal health and wildlife conservation

@inproceedings{AlvaradoRybak2016ARO,
  title={A review of piroplasmid infections in wild carnivores worldwide: importance for domestic animal health and wildlife conservation},
  author={Mario Alvarado-Rybak and Laia Solano-Gallego and Javier Mill{\'a}n},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2016}
}
Piroplasmids are tick-borne protozoan parasites that infect blood cells (erythrocytes, lymphocytes or other leukocytes) or endothelial cells of numerous wild and domestic vertebrates worldwide. They cause severe disease in livestock, dogs, cats, wild mammals and, occasionally, in humans. Piroplasmid infections are prevalent in wild carnivores worldwide although there is limited information about their clinical and epidemiological importance. There are currently nine recognized species of… CONTINUE READING
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