Diagnosis of hemoparasitosis trough the spread-smear technique using a drop of blood clot
Keywords:Babesia, Anaplasma marginale, Diagnóstico, Técnicas, Bovinos
The spread-smear technique using a drop of blood clot and stained by diluted and undimitcd Giemsa stain was evaluated for the search of blood cell types and recognition of Babesia bovis, Babesia bigemina and Anaplasma marginale hemoparasites. The blood clot samples were taken from a 6 month-old calf experimentally inoculated with the blood from a Cattle Tick Fever carrier. The Technique was sumitable for the observation of different blood cells and for the recognition of the hemoparasites.
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