tick infestation of dogs in thessaloniki, northern greece.ticks were collected from 249 dogs, admitted over a one-year period (1996-1997) to a veterinary teaching hospital and four private veterinary practices located in the county of thessaloniki, greece. a total of 2812 ticks (acari: ixodidae) were collected, of which 2511 (89.3%) were rhipicephalus sanguineus (latreille) adults (1070 males, 1441 females), 156 (5.5%) r. turanicus pomerantsev adults (35 males, 121 females), 100 (3.6%) rhipicephalus spp. nymphs and 45 (1.6%) rhipicephalus spp. larvae. ...200312680933
seroprevalence of equine piroplasms and host-related factors associated with infection in greece.serum samples were collected from a total of 544 equids that included 524 horses, 13 mules, and 7 ponies from various regions of mainland greece and were examined by competitive-inhibition elisa (celisa) to evaluate the level of exposure of greek equids to theileria (babesia) equi and/or babesia caballi, the causative agents of piroplasmosis. association between seropositivity and host-related factors of species, gender, age, origin, activity and location were investigated. the overall seropreva ...201020138434
ticks of domestic animals in the macedonia region of greece.a study was carried out on ticks of domestic animals in the macedonia region of greece. during 1983-1986, 11,620 tick specimens, belonging to 18 species and subspecies, were collected from cattle, sheep, goats and dogs, in 64 localities throughout macedonia. rhipicephalus bursa, the most common tick, and hyalomma marginatum marginatum occurred in all bioclimatic zones, as well as the two one-host ticks, boophilus annulatus and h. detritum scupense, which were present in fewer localities. r. tura ...19968792578
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