Canine Babesiosis

  • Disease
      Dogs with babesiosis present with moderate to severe haemolytic anaemia and clinical illness characterized by fever, anorexia, depression, pallor, splenomegaly and a bounding pulse.
      Coinfection with Babesia spp. and other tick-borne pathogens has been documented and when present, may complicate interpretation of the clinical presentation and diagnostic assays.
  • Types of Active Species
  • Detection via PCR
  • Advantages of PCR over conventional diagnostic methods