Study of ehrlichiosis in kennel dogs under treatment and prevention during seven months in Dakar (Senegal).

@article{Davoust2013StudyOE,
  title={Study of ehrlichiosis in kennel dogs under treatment and prevention during seven months in Dakar (Senegal).},
  author={Bernard Davoust and Oleg Mediannikov and Jeanne Ch{\^e}ne and Rapha{\"e}l Massot and Rapha{\"e}l Tine and Mamadou Salia Diarra and Jean-Paul Demoncheaux and Pierre Scandola and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Beugnet and Luc Chabanne},
  journal={Comparative immunology, microbiology and infectious diseases},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 6},
  pages={613-7}
}
In Dakar kennels where morbidity and mortality attributed to diseases transmitted by ticks were high, we conducted a field study to assess the prevalence of Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma platys and Babesia spp. infections in two kennels (n = 34 dogs) and to study the impact of tick protection. The first day of the study, the E. canis PCR were positive in 18 dogs (53%). A. platys was found in one dog and all dogs were negative for Babesia spp. After one month of doxycycline treatment, the number of… CONTINUE READING
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