Molecular Survey of Babesia gibsoni Using Haemaphysalis longicornis Collected from Dogs and Cats in Japan

Abstract

A nationwide survey of Babesia gibsoni using Haemaphysalis longicornis collected from dogs and cats in Japan was conducted using molecular methods. A total of 1,341 H. longicornis, including 305 females, 14 males, 332 nymphs and 690 larvae (153 pools) from 44 prefectures, were examined by B. gibsoni-targeted PCR. Partial sequence analysis revealed that 12… (More)

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@inproceedings{Iwakami2014MolecularSO, title={Molecular Survey of Babesia gibsoni Using Haemaphysalis longicornis Collected from Dogs and Cats in Japan}, author={Shinya Iwakami and Yasuaki Ichikawa and Hisashi Inokuma}, booktitle={The Journal of veterinary medical science}, year={2014} }