Abdominal ultrasonographic findings in dogs naturally infected with babesiosis.

@article{Fraga2011AbdominalUF,
  title={Abdominal ultrasonographic findings in dogs naturally infected with babesiosis.},
  author={Eduardo Souza Fraga and Jos{\'e} Daniel Barreiro and Ana Goicoa and Luciano Espino and Gemma Fraga and Andr{\'e}s Fern{\'a}ndez Barreiro},
  journal={Veterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={323-9}
}
Canine babesiosis is a tick-borne disease with a worldwide distribution that can involve multiple organs and result in a wide variety of clinical manifestations. Our goal was to describe the sonographic changes occurring in 72 dogs naturally infected with babesiosis. Seven healthy Beagle dogs were used as a control group. The most common finding in all dogs was splenomegaly with a diffuse heterogenic parenchyma and generally reduced echogenicity. Diffuse hypoechoic hepatomegaly and bilaterally… CONTINUE READING

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