Molecular identification of Hepatozoon canis in dogs from Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil

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RAMOS, C. A. do N. ; BABO-TERRA, V. J. ; PEDROSO, T. C. ; SOUZA FILHO, A. F. ; ARAUJO, F. R. ; CLEVELAND, H. P. K. (2015)
  • Publisher: Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, v. 24, n. 2, 2015, p. 247-250
  • Journal: (issn: 1984-2961)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1984-29612015019
  • Subject: epidemiology | midwestern Brazil | Hepatozoon canis | Dogs | Animal culture | Centro-oeste do Brasil | Epidemiologia | PCR | SF1-1100 | Cães
    mesheuropmc: parasitic diseases

The aim of this study was to investigate the occurrence of Hepatozoon species infecting dogs in the municipality of Campo Grande, Mato Grosso do Sul (MS), Brazil, using blood samples (n = 165) drawn from dogs. The species Hepatozoon caniswas identified in 3.63% of the t... View more