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This is the first comprehensive review of the literature pertaining to Babesia species reported from domestic cats. Description of the four species (Babesia felis, Babesia cati, Babesia herpailuri, and Babesia pantherae) named based on morphology and/or host specificity is documented. Feline ...

Author(s)
Penzhorn, B. L.; Oosthuizen, M. C.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2020, 6, March,
Abstract

Background: Feline babesiosis, sporadically reported from various countries, is of major clinical significance in South Africa, particularly in certain coastal areas. Babesia felis, B. leo, B. lengau and B. microti have been reported from domestic cats in South Africa. Blood specimens from domestic ...

Author(s)
Bosman, A. M.; Penzhorn, B. L.; Brayton, K. A.; Schoeman, T.; Oosthuizen, M. C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 138, pp (26 March 2019)
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Background: Feline vector-borne pathogens (FeVBPs) have been increasingly investigated for their impact on cat health and their zoonotic potential. The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of FeVBPs and haemoplasmas in cats across Italy and to identify potential risk factors linked ...

Author(s)
Latrofa, M. S.; Iatta, R.; Toniolo, F.; Furlanello, T.; Ravagnan, S.; Capelli, G.; Schunack, B.; Chomel, B.; Zatelli, A.; Mendoza-Roldan, J.; Dantas-Torres, F.; Otranto, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2020, 13, 116, pp (21 April 2020)
Abstract

Background: Although reported sporadically from various countries, feline babesiosis appears to be a significant clinical entity only in South Africa, where Babesia felis is usually incriminated as the causative agent. Babesia lengau, recently described from asymptomatic cheetahs, has now possibly...

Author(s)
Bosman, A. M.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Venter, E. H.; Steyl, J. C. A.; Gous, T. A.; Penzhorn, B. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2013, 6, 128, pp (1 May 2013)
Abstract

Background: Babesia spp. are important emerging tick-borne protozoan hemoparasites, and pose a great impact on companion animals. Canine babesiosis has been well described worldwide, while felis babesiosis has primarily been reported from South Africa. To the best of our knowledge, Babesia spp....

Author(s)
Zhang XueLian; Li XiaoWen; Li WenJun; Huang HuiLan; Huang ShuJian; Shao JianWei
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 476, pp (30 December 2019)
Abstract

Hyperaldosteronism results from the excessive secretion of aldosterone, a mineralocorticoid hormone produced in zona glomerulosa of the adrenal glands. This leads to the abnormality of electrolyte metabolism. In dogs, cats and humans, aldosteronism may be primary or secondary. In primary...

Author(s)
Gójska-Zygner, O.; Zygner, W.
Publisher
Krajowa Izba Lekarsko Weterynaryjna, Warszawa, Poland
Citation
Życie Weterynaryjne, 2019, 94, 2, pp 134-141
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Allen, J.
Publisher
Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA
Citation
NAVC Clinician's Brief, 2019, No.May, pp 18
Abstract

This chapter describes the vaccination guidelines for the major and minor diseases in cats and dogs, including canine parvovirus, distemper virus, leptospirosis, Canine adenovirus type I, Rabies virus, Parainfluenzavirus, Bordetella bronchiseptica, Borrelia burgdorferi, Canine herpesvirus, Babesia...

Author(s)
Truyen, U.; Behr, A.; Straubinger, R. K.
Publisher
Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft GmbH & Co. KG, Hannover, Germany
Citation
Praktische Tierarzt, 2013, 94, Supplement 1, pp 13...24
Abstract

Background: Dirofilaria repens is a mosquito-transmitted, filarial nematode parasitizing dogs, cats and other carnivores. Recently, this parasite has spread in central Europe, including Poland. The aim of the present study was to estimate the prevalence of D. repens in cats and dogs in different...

Author(s)
Bajer, A.; Rodo, A.; Mierzejewska, E. J.; Tołkacz, K.; Welc-Faleciak, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2016, 12, 183, pp (5 September 2016)
Abstract

Overview: Babesiosis is a tick-borne protozoan disease caused by parasites of the genus Babesia that belong to the Piroplasmida. The disease is named after the Romanian bacteriologist Victor Babescedilla˜. Babesiosis is also known as piroplasmosis (from Latin pirum, meaning 'pear', and plasma,...

Author(s)
Hartmann, K.; Addie, D.; Belák, S.; Boucraut-Baralon, C.; Egberink, H.; Frymus, T.; Gruffydd-Jones, T.; Hosie, M. J.; Lloret, A.; Lutz, H.; Marsilio, F.; Möstl, K.; Pennisi, M. G.; Radford, A. D.; Thiry, E.; Truyen, U.; Horzinek, M. C.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2013, 15, 7, pp 643-646

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