American canine hepatozoonosis.

  title={American canine hepatozoonosis.},
  author={Roger J. Panciera and Sidney A Ewing},
  journal={Animal health research reviews},
  volume={4 1},
American canine hepatozoonosis is an emerging, tick-transmitted infection of domestic dogs caused by a recently recognized species of apicomplexan parasite, Hepatozoon americanum. The known definitive host of the protozoan is the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum. Presently recognized intermediate hosts include the domestic dog and the coyote, Canis latrans. Laboratory-reared larval or nymphal A. maculatum can be infected readily by feeding to repletion on a parasitemic intermediate host… CONTINUE READING


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