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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(3): 1275-1278
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.703.151


Prevalence of Babesia gibsoni Infection in Dogs of Puducherry Region
B. Subhash Chandra1*, K. Rajkumar1, S.S. Das2, P. Vijayalakshmi1 and A.Abiramy Prabavathy1
1Department of Veterinary Medicine, Teaching Veterinary Clinical Campus, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry – 605009, India
2Department of Veterinary Parasitology, Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Veterinary Education and Research, Puducherry – 605009, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The current study was conducted in Teaching Veterinary Clinical Campus, RIVER, Puducherry over a period of six months to determine the prevalence of Babesia gibsoni infection among dogs. Sixty-eight dogs were suspected for B. gibsoni infection in the present study and were subjected for diagnosis using conventional and molecular techniques. Ticks were collected from the dogs with B. gibsoni infection for identification. The current study reveals that the prevalence of B. gibsoni as 13.2% and all the ticks collected from B. gibsoni infected dogs were identified as Rhipicephalus sanguineus species.


Keywords: Babesia gibsoni, Prevalence, Rhipicephalus sanguineus
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Subhash Chandra, B., K. Rajkumar, S.S. Das, P. Vijayalakshmi and Abiramy Prabavathy, A. 2018. Prevalence of Babesia gibsoni Infection in Dogs of Puducherry Region.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(3): 1275-1278. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.703.151