piroplasmosis


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ba·be·si·o·sis

(bă-bē'zē-ō'sis),
An infectious disease caused by a species of Babesia, transmitted by ticks. Animal hosts include cattle, sheep, deer, and dogs. Subclinical human infection may be common but symptomatic disease occurs only sporadically and in limited geographic distribution. Immunodeficient and asplenic people are at higher risk of infection. Clinical features of the disease include fever, chills, and hemolysis with hemoglobinuria and jaundice. Severe disease may be complicated by cardiac and renal failure, respiratory distress syndrome, and CNS involvement. As in animals, human morbidity and mortality increase with age.
Synonym(s): piroplasmosis

piroplasmosis

/pi·ro·plas·mo·sis/ (-plaz-mo´sis) babesiasis.

piroplasmosis

(pĭr′ə-plăz-mō′sĭs)

piroplasmosis

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Babesiosis or Equine Piroplasmosis is one of the protozoan diseases which causes serious problems for horse husbandry and impairs the equine industry considerably [1].
The World Organisation for Animal Health has listed the United States as free of equine piroplasmosis since 1978, although recent cases have occurred.
A tick-borne disease that can cause sudden death, piroplasmosis affects horses, mules, donkeys and zebras and can lead to anaemia and jaundice in affected animals.
En las zonas costeras, las enfermedades que transmiten las garrapatas, como la piroplasmosis y la anaplasmosis desaparecen, porque el ganado lame instintivamente el salitre de las piedras, accion que elimina los ectoparasitos.
The breeds of zebus (Bos taurus indicus) and crosses with humpless breeds, mainly of European origin, are a necessity, given the zebu's relative tolerance of tick-borne diseases like piroplasmosis.
We've all become experts on piroplasmosis," Queen said.
But there's a bigger problem: a tick-borne equine blood disease called piroplasmosis.
La transmision de parasitos endoglobulares (Babesia caballi y Theileria equi) se produce a traves de la picadura en caballos por un vector (garrapata), que se infectan al ingerir sangre de otros equidos infectados o enfermos de piroplasmosis [24].
1% equines prevalence of piroplasmosis in Nigerstate, amongst which infection rate was 80.
Diagnosis of piroplasmosis in small ruminants is mainly based on the microscopic examination of Giemsa-stained blood smears and clinical symptoms (Aktas, 2007).
acutus fue de 14 individuos, no obstante para descartar la posibilidad de que la infestacion por sanguijuelas no reduce la condicion fisica de este reptil sera necesario el seguimiento de la poblacion a traves de estudios sanguineos y coprologicos que permitan determinar la presencia de las sanguijuelas como vectores de un numero importante de protozoarios de la sangre como tripanosomas, hemogregarinas, piroplasmosis y tripanoplasmosis (Bush et al.