Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp. and Dirofilaria immitis in Canadian dogs, 2008 to 2015: a repeat cross-sectional study.

TitlePrevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi, Anaplasma spp., Ehrlichia spp. and Dirofilaria immitis in Canadian dogs, 2008 to 2015: a repeat cross-sectional study.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsEvason, M, Stull, JW, Pearl, DL, Peregrine AS, Jardine CM, Buch, JS, Lailer, Z, O'Connor, T, Chandrashekar, R, Weese, JS
JournalParasit Vectors
Volume12
Start Page64
Issue1
Date Published01/2019
KeywordsCo-infection; Heartworm; Lyme; Tick-borne; Vector-borne
Abstract

Study objectives were to: (i) estimate the prevalence of positive canine vector-borne test results from samples submitted in Canada; (ii) assess change in prevalence over time, from baseline (2008) to 2015; and (iii) estimate the prevalence of pathogen co-infections.

URLhttps://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30691522