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- Oosthuizen, Marinda C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Parasites & vectors 2019 v.12 no.1 pp. 138
- Babesia microti; Chrysocyon brachyurus; DNA; Procyon lotor; animal pathogens; babesiosis; blood; blood sampling; cats; coasts; dogs; feral animals; microscopy; molecular cloning; new species; nucleic acid hybridization; phylogeny; ribosomal RNA; sequence analysis; signs and symptoms (animals and humans); ticks; type collections; Japan; Mozambique; South Africa; United States
- ... 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 cats (n = 18) showing clinical signs consistent with feline babesiosis and confirmed to harbour Babe ...