2008 journal article

Molecular evidence of prevalent dual piroplasma infections in North American raccoons (Procyon lotor)

PARASITOLOGY, 135(1), 33–37.

By: A. Birkenheuer n, H. Marr n, N. Hladio n & A. Acton n

author keywords: Babesia; piroplasmosis; babesiosis
MeSH headings : Animals; Babesia / genetics; Babesia / isolation & purification; Babesia microti / genetics; Babesia microti / isolation & purification; Babesiosis / parasitology; Babesiosis / veterinary; DNA Primers / chemistry; DNA, Protozoan / analysis; DNA, Protozoan / blood; Genotype; North Carolina; Parasitic Diseases, Animal / parasitology; Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; RNA, Ribosomal, 18S / genetics; Raccoons / parasitology; Sequence Homology, Nucleic Acid
TL;DR: This study highlights the need for molecular assays for the accurate identification of piroplasma and performs a molecular survey of raccoons using polymerase chain reaction assays specific for each genotype. (via Semantic Scholar)
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14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
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