seroprevalence and bacteremia [corrected] of anaplasma phagocytophilum in cats from bavaria and lower saxony (germany).anaplasma (a.) phagocytophilum is a tick-transmitted obligate intracellular bacterium and has been identified in a wide range of mammalian species, causing febrile disease in some. few reports show that it can also cause granulocytic anaplasmosis in cats. as data on the occurrence of a. phagocytophilum in cats from germany is limited, a total of 326 serum and 306 edta-blood samples from cats from germany were screened by direct (giemsa-stained blood/buffy coat smears, real-time pcr) and indirect ...201222515036
[seroprevalence of anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in dogs in germany].to determine the prevalence of anaplasma phagocytophilum in dogs in germany serum samples from 1124 dogs that were under suspicion of having anaplasmosis were examined. the samples were tested by an indirect immunofluorescence test (oft) for antibodies to a. phagocytophilum. the geographical origin of positive cases were analysed with an geographic information system. antibodies to a. phagocytophilum were found in 563 (50.1%) of the tested dogs. 166 dogs came from saarland, 161 from north rhine- ...200617009720
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