Infections with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in Germany.

@article{Kohn2011InfectionsWA,
  title={Infections with Anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in Germany.},
  author={Barbara A. Kohn and Cornelia Hildegard Anita Silaghi and Daniela Galke and Gisela C. Arndt and Karl Gerhard Pfister},
  journal={Research in veterinary science},
  year={2011},
  volume={91 1},
  pages={
          71-6
        }
}
The main objectives of this prospective study were to establish prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infections in dogs from Northeast Germany; and to evaluate the hematological parameters of sero- or real-time PCR-positive clinically healthy dogs. The mean prevalence of A. phagocytophilum seropositivity of 522 dogs (258 suspected to have anaplasmosis, 264 healthy) was 43%. There was no difference between sick (46.9%) and healthy dogs (39.8%) (p=0.100). The PCR test was positive in 30 dogs… CONTINUE READING
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