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Babesiosis confirmed in an untraveled dog

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There has been a case of babesiosis confirmed in an untraveled dog in Milton Keynes. This is the third late summer/Autumn running where untraveled cases have occurred in the vicinity of the Deramacentor focus in a field in Harlow, but like the Romford cases last year, it is currently ...
Tuesday 10th October 2017

Recent reports of babesiosis in untraveled dogs in Essex

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Although there have been no recent reports of babesiosis in untraveled dogs in Essex, this paper from PHE demonstrates the potential for infection is still present Babesia canis was found in Dermacentor ticks collected from the field in Harlow where the outbreak originated but also in one tick from an endemic foci of Dermacentor in Wales....
Monday 3rd July 2017

New case of babesiosis

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There has been a new case of babesiosis in an untraveled dog from Romford Essex. The patient was treated at Best Friends Veterinary Group at Romford and thanks to the excellent care and diagnosis received there has recovered. This case is some distance away from the original outbreak in Harlow, raising the possibility of a new focus of infection....
Monday 17th October 2016

Paper published in the Vet Record

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A paper published in the Vet Record this week suggests that there was an increased risk of Babesia transmission in Essex up to and during the recorded outbreak this year. This presents the possibility that there were unpublished cases before the recorded outbreak and possibly a longer ...
Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Clarification regarding availability of treatments for babesiosis

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In response to ESCCAP UK & Ireland asking for clarification regarding availability of treatments for babesiosis in the light of the recent outbreak in Essex, the VMD have posted an article outlining the current situation. Treatments for babesiosis in dogs: Availability of treatments for babesiosis in dogs including importation;....
Friday 13th May 2016

Tick identification - ESCCAP

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UK & Ireland have received a number of queries regarding where to send ticks for identification. They may be sent to Prof. Cutler who is investigating vector borne pathogens in the UK at.Sally J. CutlerProfessor of Medical Microbiology,School of Health, Sport & Bioscience,University of East London,Water Lane,Stratford,London....
Saturday 16th April 2016

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