AVM volume 6, issue 1, P29-43 2013 DOI: 10.46784/e-avm.v6i1.143 View full text
Aleksandar Potkonjak, Sara Savić, Živoslav Grgić, Branislav Lako, Vuk Vračar, Dragana Rajković, Aleksandar Jurišić, Aleksandra Petrović

Abstract: Ticks are vectors for many infectious diseases and represent a constant threat to human population and other animals, especially with respect to zoonoses. Th e cause of granulocyte anaplasmosis Anaplasma phagocytophilum is a gram-negative, obligate intracellular bacterium that infects people as well as various domestic and wild animals. Th e agent is spread worldwide, persisting in the natural environment through an enzootic circle between ticks and their hosting vertebrae. Th e aim of this paper is to demonst…

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