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babesiosis

Tick Bites - more dangerous than we realise?
Dogs
Tick Bites - more dangerous than we realise?
We vets are always going on about tick control - and to be honest, you’ve probably let it flow over you (don’t worry, we all do it!). However, the importance of avoiding or preventing tick bites has been front page news…
September 4, 2017 • 8 shares
News and Comment
New Year, New Diseases? What to look out for...
It’s always traditional at this time of year to look back at the previous year, and make some predictions about the one to come. 2016 was an… interesting… year in infectious diseases, and I think 2017 might be even more…
January 17, 2017 • 22 shares • 11 comments
Dogs
Babesiosis - a new arrival to the UK
On 16th March this year, newspapers and news feeds across the UK broke the news that a new "deadly tick-borne disease" had been diagnosed in dogs in Kent. The disease turned out to be babesiosis - a parasite of the red b…
March 21, 2016 • 23 shares • 4 comments
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