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A survey for piroplasmids in horses and Bactrian camels in North-Eastern Mongolia

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    0364755 - BC-A 2012 RIV NL eng J - Článek v odborném periodiku
    Sloboda, M. - Jirků, Milan - Lukešová, D. - Qablan, M. - Batsukh, Z. - Fiala, Ivan - Horin, P. - Modrý, David - Lukeš, Julius
    A survey for piroplasmids in horses and Bactrian camels in North-Eastern Mongolia.
    Veterinary Parasitology. Roč. 179, 1-3 (2011), 246-249 ISSN 0304-4017
    Grant CEP: GA ČR GA523/09/1972
    Výzkumný záměr: CEZ:AV0Z60220518
    Klíčová slova: Piroplasmosis * Babesia * Theileria * Horse * Bactrian camel * Dog
    Kód oboru RIV: EB - Genetika a molekulární biologie
    Impakt faktor: 2.579, rok: 2011

    Equine piroplasmosis caused by Babesia caballi and Theileria equi is widespread in Asia. The presence of these haemozoans in Mongolia was previously confirmed in domestic as well as in reintroduced Przewalski horses in which they cause significant pathology. A total of 192 horses, 70 Bactrian camels, and additional 16 shepherd dogs from the Hentiy province were included in our study. No clinical signs typical for piroplasmid infection were observed during the field survey. Microscopic examination revealed the presence of T. equi in blood smears from 67% of examined horses, with camels and dogs being negative. A two step PCR approach was used to detect piroplasms in peripheral blood. This assay detected T. equi in 92.7% of horses, while the infections with B. caballi and dual infections were rare. In both PCR setups, camels and dogs were negative indicating that in the studied region, these hosts do not share piroplasms with horses.
    Trvalý link: http://hdl.handle.net/11104/0200149