The pathogenesis of Babesia motasi (Wales) infection in sheep.

@article{Alani1988ThePO,
  title={The pathogenesis of Babesia motasi (Wales) infection in sheep.},
  author={A J Alani and I. V. Herbert},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  year={1988},
  volume={27 3-4},
  pages={
          209-20
        }
}
Studies on the pathogenesis of Babesia motasi (Wales) infection following blood transfusion of infected blood to normal or splenectomised recipients showed that the intact animal is refractory to infection but that infection in splenectomised animals caused weight loss, fever, anorexia, lassitude and a macrocytic hypochromic anaemia which coincided with the peak of parasitaemia. There was an initial leucocytosis, largely due to a neutrophilia. The prepatent period following blood transfusion… CONTINUE READING