Yıl 2009, Cilt 33 , Sayı 4, Sayfalar 289 - 295 2009-04-01

Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey
Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey

Serdar PAŞA [1] , Funda KIRAL [2] , Tülin KARAGENÇ [3] , Abidin ATASOY [4] , Kamil SEYREK [5]


Clinical and laboratory findings recorded in 10 dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey were reported. The diagnosis was made by finding H. canis gamonts within leucocytes in Giemsa-stained blood smears. H. canis parasitaemia level was calculated manually by counting 500 neutrophils in blood smears. Parasitaemia varied from 1% to 23% of the circulating neutrophils. Anorexia, fever, depression, weight loss, and lymphadenopathy are the main clinical signs in infected dogs. All dogs had microcytic normochromic anaemia; however, 7 of the dogs had neutrophilia, 1 had lymphopenia, 2 had monocytosis, 1 had eosinophilia, and 9 had thrombocytopenia. Abnormal serum biochemical values were hyperproteinaemia (7 of 10 dogs), hypoalbuminaemia (9 of 10 dogs), hyperglobulinaemia (7 of 10 dogs), increased serum alkaline phosphatase activity (2 of 10 dogs), and increased serum creatinine kinase activity (8 of 10 dogs). Concurrent infections such as Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Anaplasma platys were detected with a polymerase chain reaction test and 8 dogs had 2 or 3 of these concurrent infections.
Clinical and laboratory findings recorded in 10 dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey were reported. The diagnosis was made by finding H. canis gamonts within leucocytes in Giemsa-stained blood smears. H. canis parasitaemia level was calculated manually by counting 500 neutrophils in blood smears. Parasitaemia varied from 1% to 23% of the circulating neutrophils. Anorexia, fever, depression, weight loss, and lymphadenopathy are the main clinical signs in infected dogs. All dogs had microcytic normochromic anaemia; however, 7 of the dogs had neutrophilia, 1 had lymphopenia, 2 had monocytosis, 1 had eosinophilia, and 9 had thrombocytopenia. Abnormal serum biochemical values were hyperproteinaemia (7 of 10 dogs), hypoalbuminaemia (9 of 10 dogs), hyperglobulinaemia (7 of 10 dogs), increased serum alkaline phosphatase activity (2 of 10 dogs), and increased serum creatinine kinase activity (8 of 10 dogs). Concurrent infections such as Ehrlichia canis, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, and Anaplasma platys were detected with a polymerase chain reaction test and 8 dogs had 2 or 3 of these concurrent infections.
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Yazar: Serdar PAŞA

Yazar: Funda KIRAL

Yazar: Tülin KARAGENÇ

Yazar: Abidin ATASOY

Yazar: Kamil SEYREK

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Yayımlanma Tarihi : 1 Nisan 2009

Bibtex @ { tbtkveterinary150931, journal = {Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences}, issn = {1300-0128}, eissn = {1303-6181}, address = {}, publisher = {TÜBİTAK}, year = {2009}, volume = {33}, pages = {289 - 295}, doi = {}, title = {Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey}, key = {cite}, author = {Paşa, Serdar and Kıral, Funda and Karagenç, Tülin and Atasoy, Abidin and Seyrek, Kamil} }
APA Paşa, S , Kıral, F , Karagenç, T , Atasoy, A , Seyrek, K . (2009). Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey . Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences , 33 (4) , 289-295 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tbtkveterinary/issue/12519/150931
MLA Paşa, S , Kıral, F , Karagenç, T , Atasoy, A , Seyrek, K . "Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey" . Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 33 (2009 ): 289-295 <https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/tbtkveterinary/issue/12519/150931>
Chicago Paşa, S , Kıral, F , Karagenç, T , Atasoy, A , Seyrek, K . "Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey". Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 33 (2009 ): 289-295
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ISNAD Paşa, Serdar , Kıral, Funda , Karagenç, Tülin , Atasoy, Abidin , Seyrek, Kamil . "Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey". Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences 33 / 4 (Nisan 2009): 289-295 .
AMA Paşa S , Kıral F , Karagenç T , Atasoy A , Seyrek K . Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 2009; 33(4): 289-295.
Vancouver Paşa S , Kıral F , Karagenç T , Atasoy A , Seyrek K . Description of dogs naturally infected with Hepatozoon canis in the Aegean region of Turkey. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. 2009; 33(4): 289-295.