Molecular and Biomorphometrical Identification of Ovine Babesiosis in Iran

@inproceedings{Dehkordi2010MolecularAB,
  title={Molecular and Biomorphometrical Identification of Ovine Babesiosis in Iran},
  author={Zivar Sadeghi Dehkordi and Sedigheh Zakeri and Sedigheh Nabian and Ali Reza Bahonar and Faezeh Ghasemi and Fatemeh Noorollahi and Sadegh Rahbari},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of parasitology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Ovine babesiosis is the most important haemoparasitic tick-borne disease of small ruminants in Iran caused by Babesia ovis, B. motasi, and B. crassa. The aim of this study was to characterize the species of ovine Babesia species isolated from different geographical region of Iran. METHODS One hundred fifty four blood samples collected from animals, which demonstrated the pale mucous membranes or hyperthermia. The specimens were transferred to the laboratory and the blood smears… CONTINUE READING