First evidence and molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in naturally infected dogs and Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks in southern France.

@article{Ren2012FirstEA,
  title={First evidence and molecular characterization of Babesia vogeli in naturally infected dogs and Rhipicephalus sanguineus ticks in southern France.},
  author={Motro Ren{\'e} and Jeanne Ch{\^e}ne and J. P. Beaufils and Claire Valiente Moro and Gilles Bourdoiseau and Patrick Mavingui and Luc Chabanne},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2012},
  volume={187 3-4},
  pages={399-407}
}
Babesiosis is an emerging tick-borne disease of animals and humans caused by intraerythrocytic protozoa of the genera Babesia and Theileria. In France canine babesiosis has a high prevalence with Babesia canis thought to be the main aetiological agent of the disease. Babesia vogeli has already been reported to occur in Europe and in other countries around… CONTINUE READING