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Emergence of Arthropod Transmitted infections in Kennel Dogs

Author(s): Ravindra K Jadhav | Rashmi Rekha Kumari | Javed Jameel | Pankaj Kumar

Journal: Veterinary World
ISSN 0972-8988

Volume: 4;
Issue: 11.000;
Start page: 522;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Emergence | Arthropod | Babesiosis | Hepatozoonosis | Ehrlichiosis | Kennel Dogs

Changing scenario of climate resulting from global warming and adversity of nature has also resulted in emergence and re-emergence of diseases transmitted by arthropods. Increasing trends of population growth of dogs has increased the chance of disease transmission due to readily available susceptible host. Babesiosis and Hepatozoonosis and Ehrlichiosis are the main arthropod borne diseases of dogs prevalent in India. The present article explains the importance of these arthropod transmitted infections in kennel dogs, research progress and reason for their emergence in the present scenario. [Vet. World 2011; 4(11.000): 522-528]

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