Best Practices for Preventing Vector-Borne Diseases in Dogs and Humans.

@article{DantasTorres2016BestPF,
  title={Best Practices for Preventing Vector-Borne Diseases in Dogs and Humans.},
  author={Filipe Dantas-Torres and Domenico Otranto},
  journal={Trends in parasitology},
  year={2016},
  volume={32 1},
  pages={
          43-55
        }
}
Vector-borne diseases constitute a diversified group of illnesses, which are caused by a multitude of pathogens transmitted by arthropod vectors, such as mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, and sand flies. Proper management of these diseases is important from both human and veterinary medicine standpoints, given that many of these pathogens are transmissible to humans and dogs, which often live in close contact. In this review, we summarize the most important vector-borne diseases of dogs and humans and… CONTINUE READING
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