Molecular and serological prevalence of Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina in cattle from central region of Syria.

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A total of 207 bovine blood samples were collected from clinically healthy cattle bred in central region of Syria and examined by Giemsa-stained blood smears, nested PCR, ELISA, and IFAT to determine the molecular and serological prevalence of Babesia bovis and B. bigemina. All samples were negative to Babesia spp. by microscopic examination of blood smears… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2011.12.038

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@article{Terkawi2012MolecularAS, title={Molecular and serological prevalence of Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina in cattle from central region of Syria.}, author={Mohamad Alaa Terkawi and Hend Alhasan and Nguyen Xuan Huyen and Amin Sabagh and Karam Awier and Shinuo Cao and Youn-Kyoung Goo and Gabriel Oluga Aboge and Naoaki Yokoyama and Yoshifumi Nishikawa and Abdul Karim Kalb-Allouz and Darem Tabbaa and Ikuo Igarashi and Xuenan Xuan}, journal={Veterinary parasitology}, year={2012}, volume={187 1-2}, pages={307-11} }