Canine babesiosis is a disease caused by the intraerythrocytic protozoan parasites Babesia species throughout the world. Babesia gibsoni is one of the only two species which have been reported to infect dogs and it is found in Southern Asia, the Middle East, Northern Africa and US.
There are varieties of symptoms of Canine babesiosis, including pyrexia, weakness, depression, lymphadenopathy, splenomegaly, and general malaise. And babesiosis which is caused by B. gibosoni, the “small” Babesia, is known to be more difficult to be treated than which caused by B.canis.
Because of the high sensitivity and specificity characteristics of PCR, applying PetNAD Babesia gibsoni Detection Kit to diagnose the babesiosis could produce the precise test result. Then the appropriate treatment strategy can be adopted accordingly.