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Canine hepatozoonosis: a review article


, : Canine hepatozoonosis: a review article. Deltion tes Ellenikes Kteniatrikes Etaireias = Bulletin of the Hellenic Veterinary Medical Society 41(1): 44-50

An overview of Hepatozoon canis infection in dogs is presented with mention of the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus, a vector of the parasite.


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