Circulation of Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

@inproceedings{Tomazatos2018CirculationOD,
  title={Circulation of Dirofilaria immitis and Dirofilaria repens in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania},
  author={Alexandru Tomazatos and D{\'a}niel Cadar and Edina T{\"o}r{\"o}k and Iulia Maranda and Cintia Horv{\'a}th and Lujza Keresztes and Marina Sp{\^i}nu and Stephanie Jansen and Hanna J{\"o}st and Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit and Egbert Tannich and Renke L{\"u}hken},
  booktitle={Parasites & vectors},
  year={2018}
}
BACKGROUND Dirofilariosis is an emerging vector-borne parasitic disease in Europe. Monitoring of wild and domestic carnivores demonstrated circulation of Dirofilaria spp. in Romania in the past. For the implementation of control measures, knowledge on the native mosquito community responsible for Dirofilaria spp. transmission is required. METHODS Mosquito samples originated from a longitudinal study previously performed in the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve. Mosquito pools were screened for… CONTINUE READING