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Background: Serological screening tests for Lyme borreliosis have poor specificity, with potential for misdiagnosis and unnecessary antimicrobial treatment. Objectives: To evaluate the impact of Lyme borreliosis seroprevalence and serologic test characteristics on the probability of obtaining a...

Author(s)
Houben, R. M. A. C.; Meersschaert, C.; Hendrickx, G.; Pitel, P. H.; Amory, H.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2020, 53, 1, pp 71-77
Abstract

Lyme disease is the most prevalent human tick-borne infectious diseases in the Europe, USA, and parts of Asia. Canines are domestic animals at greatest risk of infection, although, it is reported also in horses, cattle and cats. In horses it appears to be subclinical in the vast majority of cases....

Author(s)
Żychska, M.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2020, 95, 8, pp 494-497
Abstract

A total of 143 horses were included in a study to test a commercial vaccine against Lyme borreliosis. The vaccine contained three different antigens (outer surface protein A, OspA) to prevent the infection with spirochetes - B. burgdorferi sensu stricto, B. afzelii and B. garinii. Horses in Group A ...

Author(s)
Knödlseder, J. M.; Fell, S. F.; Straubinger, R. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2019, 37, 49, pp 7207-7212
AbstractFull Text

Lyme Borreliosis or Lyme disease is a zoonotic disease caused by Borrelia burgdorferi. The transport of the disease is by the Ixodesticks. The disease affects various organs and systems of humans and domesticated animals (horses, cattle, dogs, cats, sheep, etc.). Veterinarians generally misdiagnose ...

Author(s)
Demir, Ö.; Keskin, O.
Publisher
Harran Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, Șanlıurfa, Turkey
Citation
Harran Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2019, 8, 2, pp 221-224
Abstract

Lyme borreliosis (LB) is the most common tick-borne infectious disease in North America, and it was designated as a national notifiable infectious disease in Korea in December 2010. While no cases in Jeju-do were recorded from 2012 to 2016, a recent survey reported that the seroprevalence of ...

Author(s)
Bae JongMyon
Publisher
Korean Society for Preventive Medicine, Seoul, Korea Republic
Citation
Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, 2018, 51, 4, pp 213-214
Abstract

Lyme borreliosis is one of the most prevalent tick-borne infectious zoonotic diseases caused by spirochetes of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato group. The present study assessed the risk factors and prevalence of Lyme borreliosis in ticks parasitizing domestic and wild animals. A total of 589...

Author(s)
Seo MinGoo; Kwon OhDeog; Kwak DongMi
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Microorganisms, 2020, 8, 5,
Abstract

Introduction Horses (Equus caballus) are susceptible to tick-borne diseases. Two of them, Lyme borreliosis due to Borrelia burgdorferi and granulocytic anaplasmosis due to Anaplasma phagocytophilum were investigated in Algerian horses. The diseases have been less extensively studied in horses and...

Author(s)
Laamari, A.; Azzag, N.; Tennah, S.; Derdour, S. Y.; China, B.; Bouabdallah, R.; Ghalmi, F.
Publisher
Sciendo, Warsaw, Poland
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Research , 2020, 64, 3, pp 413-419
AbstractFull Text

Equine piroplasmosis is a haemoprotozoic disease of wide geographical distribution and worldwide significance, caused by two haemoprotozoans, Theileria equi and Babesia caballi. The occurrence of piroplasmosis is closely related to the geographical distribution and seasonal activity of the carriers ...

Author(s)
Furmeg, S.; Sokolovic, M.; Bukvic, K.; Sokolic, P.; Mustapic, P.; Benic, M.
Publisher
Hrvatski veterinarski institut, Centar za peradarstvo, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Veterinarska Stanica, 2021, 52, 1, pp 97-104
Abstract

Lyme borreliosis is caused by bacteria belonging to the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato complex, which belongs to the family Spirochaetaceae. The disease was described in humans for the first time in 1977 near the town Lyme (Connecticut, USA), from which the name of the disease is derived. In...

Author(s)
Lehmann, B.; Straubinger, R. K.; Gehlen, H.
Publisher
Hippiatrika Verlag GmbH, Baden-Baden, Germany
Citation
Pferdeheilkunde, 2017, 33, 4, pp 363-370
Abstract

Lyme Borreliosis and granulocytic anaplasmosis are less extensively studied in horses than in dogs and humans. Equine ehrlichiosis is not known in Europe and is in the initial stage of investigation in South, Central, and North America. The aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence of...

Author(s)
Tsachev, I.; Pantchev, N.; Marutsov, P.; Petrov, V.; Gundasheva, D.; Baymakova, M.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2018, 18, 11, pp 588-594

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