Identification of a novel Babesia sp. from a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger Harris, 1838).

Abstract

Babesiosis in a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger Harris, 1838) was first reported in 1930; the parasite was named Babesia irvinesmithi. Recently, specimens from an adult sable that presented with a sudden onset of disease and that subsequently died during immobilization were submitted for molecular characterization. Microscopic examination of thin blood… (More)
DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00167-08

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