[Diagnosis of concomitant infections due to Neospora caninum, Babesia canis and Erhlichia spp. in adult canine Golden Retriever breed - Case report

  • Paulo Daniel Sant’Anna Leal
  • Walter Flausino
  • Carlos Wilson Gomes Lopes
Keywords: Haemoparasitosis, anemia, Coccidia, concomitant infections

Abstract

ABSTRACT. Leal P.D.S, Flausino W. & Lopes C.W.G. [Diagnosis of concomitant infections due to Neospora caninum, Babesia canis and Erhlichia spp. in adult canine Golden Retriever breed - Case report]. Diagnóstico de infecções concomitantes por Neospora caninum, Babesia canis e Erhlichia spp. em canino adulto da raça Golden Retrivier - Relato de caso. Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 34(1):47-51, 2012. Curso de Pós-Graduação de Ciências Veterinárias, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, BR 465 km 7, Seropédica, RJ 23890-000, Brasil. E-mail: pauloleal@ctiveterinario.com.br Clinically the dogs, to make an effective treatment for morbid condition diagnosis is crucial and this goal is achieved with the observation of the evolution and laboratory findings which intercurrent infections have been observed frequently. We report a case of clinical laboratory diagnosis in Babesia canis infection, Ehrlicha spp. associated with serological response to Neospora caninum in dogs. Thus proving the value of clinical examination, visualization of parasitic inclusions in leukocytes and erythrocytes in the serological diagnosis, thus demonstrating the need for greater attention to the diagnosis of multiple infections by different parasites.

Published
2012-03-29
How to Cite
Leal, P. D. S., Flausino, W., & Lopes, C. W. G. (2012). [Diagnosis of concomitant infections due to Neospora caninum, Babesia canis and Erhlichia spp. in adult canine Golden Retriever breed - Case report. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 34(1), 47-51. Retrieved from http://rbmv.org/index.php/BJVM/article/view/687

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