Borrelia persica infection in dogs and cats: clinical manifestations, clinicopathological findings and genetic characterization

@inproceedings{Baneth2016BorreliaPI,
  title={Borrelia persica infection in dogs and cats: clinical manifestations, clinicopathological findings and genetic characterization},
  author={Gad Baneth and Yaarit Nachum-Biala and Tamar Halperin and Yizhak Hershko and Gabriela Kleinerman and Yigal Anug and Ziad A Abdeen and Eran Lavy and Itamar Aroch and Reinhard Konrad Straubinger},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2016}
}
Relapsing fever (RF) is an acute infectious disease caused by arthropod-borne spirochetes of the genus Borrelia. The disease is characterized by recurrent episodes of fever that concur with spirochetemia. The RF borrelioses include louse-borne RF caused by Borrelia recurrentis and tick-borne endemic RF transmitted by argasid soft ticks and caused by several Borrelia spp. such as B. crocidurae, B. coriaceae, B. duttoni, B. hermsii, B. hispanica and B. persica. Human infection with B. persica is… CONTINUE READING
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