Accession Number:

ADA126933

Title:

Control of Hemotropic Diseases of Dogs.

Descriptive Note:

Annual progress rept. no. 9, 1 Jan-31 Dec 78,

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA COLL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-12-31

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

During the past year of support, answers to 3 research objectives have been sought and serodiagnostic services in support of control of blood diseases of military dogs in endemic areas performed. These objectives were A the effect of low level tetracycline treatment initiated during the chronic carrier phase of infection with Ehrlichia canis on the outcome of the disease B Development of a method for in vitro cultivation of Babesia canis and use of culture-derived antigen as immunogen for canine babesiosis C Study of relationship between causative agents of human sennetsu rickettsiosis and canine ehrlichiosis.

Subject Categories:

  • Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
  • Biology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE