Serological survey on some pathogens in wild brown hares (Lepus europaeus) in Central Italy

Conclusion The obtained results showed that B. burgdorferi s.l. N. caninum, T. gondii, A. phagocytophilum and Leishmania sp circulate in wild brown hares in Central Italy, suggesting a possible role of L. europaeus as reservoir of these pathogens. The obtained results showed that autochthonous wild brown hares living in Central Italy have been exposed to several pathogens circulating in this area, suggesting a possible role of L. europaeus as reservoir.
Source: Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine - Category: Tropical Medicine Source Type: research

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