Guideline for veterinary practitioners on canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in Europe

Ángel Sainz*, Xavier Roura, Guadalupe Miró, Agustín Estrada-Peña, Barbara Kohn, Shimon Harrus, Laia Solano-Gallego

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Abstract

Canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis are important tick-borne diseases with a worldwide distribution. Information has been continuously collected on these infections in Europe, and publications have increased in recent years. Prevalence rates are high for Ehrlichia and Anaplasma spp. infections in dogs from different European countries. The goal of this article was to provide a practical guideline for veterinary practitioners on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in dogs from Europe. This guideline is intended to answer the most common questions on these diseases from a practical point of view.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number649
JournalParasites and Vectors
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2015

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Keywords

  • Anaplasma phagocytophilum
  • Anaplasma platys
  • Canine anaplasmosis
  • Canine ehrlichiosis
  • Consensus
  • Ehrlichia canis

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