Babesia infection in urban and rural dogs in Ahvaz district, Southwest of Iran

@inproceedings{Alborzi2013BabesiaII,
  title={Babesia infection in urban and rural dogs in Ahvaz district, Southwest of Iran},
  author={Alireza Alborzi and Reza Avizeh and Bahman Mosallanejad and Mohammad Hossein Razi Jalali and H. Hamidi Nejat and Roghayeh Taghipour},
  year={2013}
}
Canine Babesiosis is an important worldwide, tick-born disease caused by apicomplexan hemoparasitic from genus Babesia. The aim of the present survey was to identify the current state of Babesia infection in urban and rural dogs in Ahvaz district, southwest of Iran. For this reason, 200 rural dogs from 5 village around Ahvaz and 200 urban dogs (stratified random sampling) referred to the veterinary hospital of Shahid Chamran University were examined for the presence of Babesia species within 2… CONTINUE READING

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