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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

Borrelia burgdorferi infection is common in horses living in Lyme endemic areas and the geographic range for exposure is increasing. Morbidity after B. burgdorferi infection in horses is unknown. Documented, naturally occurring syndromes attributed to B. burgdorferi infection in horses include...

Author(s)
Divers, T. J.; Gardner, R. B.; Madigan, J. E.; Witonsky, S. G.; Bertone, J. J.; Swinebroad, E. L.; Schutzer, S. E.; Johnson, A. L.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2018, 32, 2, pp 617-632
Abstract

Borrelia burgdorferi can induce Lyme disease. Approved Lyme vaccines for horses are currently not available. In an effort to protect horses, veterinarians are using Lyme vaccines licensed for dogs. However, data to assess the response of horses to, or determine the efficacy of this off-label...

Author(s)
Guarino, C.; Asbie, S.; Rohde, J.; Glaser, A.; Wagner, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Vaccine, 2017, 35, 33, pp 4140-4147
Abstract

Lyme borreliosis, granulocytic anaplasmosis and monocytic ehrlichiosis are well studied in humans and dogs. In horses, these diseases are not widely investigated and limited information is available about their occurrence. The purpose of this study was to present the first ELISA-based report on the ...

Author(s)
Tsachev, I.; Baymakova, M.; Pantchev, N.
Publisher
Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest, Hungary
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Hungarica, 2019, 67, 2, pp 197-203
Abstract

Borrelia burgdorferi sensu stricto is the main etiological agent of Lyme disease (LD) in the USA. In Brazil, it is believed that a similar spirochete is the causal agent of the Baggio-Yoshinari syndrome (BYS), a zoonosis also transmitted by ticks, whose clinical manifestations are similar to those...

Author(s)
Socoloski, S. N. G.; Castro, B. G. de; Cordeiro, M. D.; Fonseca, A. H. da; Cepeda, M. B.; Nicolino, R. R.; Lopes, L. B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 4, pp 831-836
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
Abstract

Background: Lyme disease in humans is predominantly treated with tetracycline, macrolides or beta lactam antibiotics that have low minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) against Borrelia burgdorferi. Horses with Lyme disease may require long-term treatment making frequent intravenous or...

Author(s)
Caol, S.; Divers, T.; Crisman, M.; Chang YungFu
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2017, 13, 293, pp (29 September 2017)
Abstract

Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is a rare condition in adult horses characterized by hypogammaglobulinemia and increased susceptibility to parasitic and bacterial infections, including recurrent respiratory diseases, septicemia, and meningitis. Lyme disease is often included as a...

Author(s)
Pecoraro, H. L.; Felippe, M. J. B.; Miller, A. D.; Divers, T. J.; Simpson, K. W.; Guyer, K. M.; Duhamel, G. E.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2019, 31, 2, pp 241-245
Abstract

Reasons for performing study: Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, which is transmitted by infected ticks (Ixodes spp.). Reports on Lyme disease in horses have increased in recent years. Nevertheless, the diagnosis of Lyme disease in horses is still challenging owing to its vague...

Author(s)
Wagner, B.; Goodman, L. B.; Rollins, A.; Freer, H. S.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK
Citation
Equine Veterinary Journal, 2013, 45, 5, pp 533-537

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