Seroprevalence survey of Babesia gibsoni infection and tick species in dogs in East China.

@article{Cao2015SeroprevalenceSO,
  title={Seroprevalence survey of Babesia gibsoni infection and tick species in dogs in East China.},
  author={Jie Cao and Qiqing Yang and Jianwei Zhang and Yongzhi Zhou and Houshuang Zhang and Haiyan Gong and Jinlin Zhou},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={2015},
  volume={214 1-2},
  pages={
          12-5
        }
}
A seroprevalence survey of Babesia gibsoni infection in dogs in East China was conducted using an ELISA with recombinant B. gibsoni thrombospondin-related adhesive protein (BgTRAP). A total of 1170 dogs from East China were examined and the seroprevalence was 9.23%. The proportion of samples was 81.2%, 7.86% and 10.94% from pet, working and fighting dogs, respectively. The fighting dogs showed highest seroprevalence (39.8%) compared with working dogs (26.1%) and pet dogs (3.47%). These results… CONTINUE READING
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