Events

XXXI National Conference of the Italian Society of Parasitology (SoIPa)
16–19 June 2021, DIGITAL
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Conference of the DVG group "Parasitology and Parasitic Diseases"
28-30 June 2021, DIGITAL
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28th International Conference of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP)
18–22 July 2021, DIGITAL
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News


Toxoplasmosis in cats – Diagnosis of acute infections using an avidity test

Toxoplasmosis is an infectious disease which is caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii and primarily affects cats. Nonetheless, other mammals, including humans, can be an intermediary host and become infected with this pathogen.

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Toxoplasmosis in cats

Enjoy your holidays, but beware of unwanted travel souvenirs!

The summer holidays are about to start and many people look forward to spending them in southern Europe, e.g. the Mediterranean. Those who have a dog don’t want to leave it behind at home. However, there is an underestimated danger lurking.

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Leishmania

Lyme borreliosis in dogs

Borrelia is the causative agent of Lyme borreliosis, a bacterial disease which is transmitted through bites from ticks of the genus Ixodes.

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Mouse monitoring

The microbiological status of laboratory animals is not only decisive for their own well‑being but it also affects the validity and reproducibility of research data.

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