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) : Ristic,Miodrag
Report Date : 31 Dec 1978
Pagination or Media Count : 95
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.
Descriptors : *IMMUNOLOGY , *BLOOD DISEASES , *DOGS , *PARASITIC DISEASES , IN VITRO ANALYSIS , INOCULATION , IMMUNITY , TICKS , ANTIGENS , CULTURES(BIOLOGY) , EPIDEMIOLOGY , RICKETTSIACEAE , SERODIAGNOSIS , TETRACYCLINES , ANEMIAS , DISEASE VECTORS , TROPICAL DISEASES , IMMUNOGENS , FLUORESCENT ANTIBODY TECHNIQUES , BABESIA , MILITARY DOGS , MALAYSIA , RICKETTSIA
Subject Categories : Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE