Guideline for veterinary practitioners on canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in Europe

Parasit Vectors. 2015 Feb 4;8:75. doi: 10.1186/s13071-015-0649-0.

Abstract

Canine ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis are important tick-borne diseases with a worldwide distribution. Information has been continuously collected on these infections in Europe, and publications have increased in recent years. Prevalence rates are high for Ehrlichia and Anaplasma spp. infections in dogs from different European countries. The goal of this article was to provide a practical guideline for veterinary practitioners on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis in dogs from Europe. This guideline is intended to answer the most common questions on these diseases from a practical point of view.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anaplasma / genetics
  • Anaplasma / isolation & purification
  • Anaplasma / physiology
  • Anaplasmosis* / diagnosis
  • Anaplasmosis* / drug therapy
  • Anaplasmosis* / parasitology
  • Anaplasmosis* / prevention & control
  • Animals
  • Dog Diseases* / diagnosis
  • Dog Diseases* / drug therapy
  • Dog Diseases* / parasitology
  • Dog Diseases* / prevention & control
  • Dogs
  • Ehrlichia / genetics
  • Ehrlichia / isolation & purification
  • Ehrlichia / physiology
  • Ehrlichiosis / diagnosis
  • Ehrlichiosis / drug therapy
  • Ehrlichiosis / parasitology
  • Ehrlichiosis / veterinary*
  • Europe
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic