Hepatozoon canis (James, 1905) in dogs from Uberlândia, Minas Gerais. Reports of two cases.

Authors

  • Antonio Vicente Mundim Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • José Octávio Jacomini Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Maria José Santos Mundim Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
  • Sebastião Firmiano Araújo Universidade Federal de Uberlândia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1992.52001

Keywords:

Hepatozoon canis, Dogs, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Abstract

Hepatozoon canis gametocytes, measuring 9,56 µm x 5,60 µm were identified in circulating leukocytes of two dogs admitted to the Veterinary Hospital of the Universidade Federal de Uberlândia. Morulae of Ehrlichia canis were also found in circulating monocytes. The authors report the first occurrence of H. canis in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais state.

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Published

1992-12-03

How to Cite

Mundim, A. V., Jacomini, J. O., Mundim, M. J. S., & Araújo, S. F. (1992). Hepatozoon canis (James, 1905) in dogs from Uberlândia, Minas Gerais. Reports of two cases. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 29(supl.), 359-361. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1678-4456.bjvras.1992.52001

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PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE