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

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Carlos Alberto do Nascimento Ramos; Verônica Jorge Babo-Terra; Thatianna Camillo Pedroso; Antônio Francisco Souza Filho; Flábio Ribeiro de Araújo; Herbert Patric Kellermann Cleveland;
  • Publisher: Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinaria
  • Journal: Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária (issn: 1984-2961)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1984-29612015019
  • Subject: epidemiology | midwestern Brazil | Hepatozoon canis | Dogs | Animal culture | Centro-oeste do Brasil | Epidemiologia | Cães | PCR | SF1-1100
    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