Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors Of Canine Babesiosis Among Dogs In Ahmadabad And Gandhinagar Cities Of Gujarat, India


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Authors

  • Amit Kumar Singh Amity Center for Mycobacterial Disease Research, Amity University Rajasthan, Kant-Kalwar, Delhi-Jaipur Highway, NH11C, Jaipur 303 002, India
  • Mukta Jain Gujarat Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Centre (GVRDC)Block D,Nirman Complex, RC Technical RoadGhatlodiya Ahmedabad-380061, India
  • Kalgi Joshi Gujarat Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Centre (GVRDC)Block D,Nirman Complex, RC Technical RoadGhatlodiya Ahmedabad-380061, India
  • Shilangi Gupta Gujarat Veterinary Research and Diagnostic Centre (GVRDC)Block D,Nirman Complex, RC Technical RoadGhatlodiya Ahmedabad-380061, India
  • Amit Kumar Varma Veterinary Medicine, College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences SardarVallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut- 250 110, UP, India
  • Amit Kumar Department of Immunology &Defense Mechanism, SardarVallabh Bhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology (SVPUAT), Modipurum, Meerut-250 110,UP, India
  • Saurabh Gupta Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Applied Sciences & Humanities, GLA University, 17 KM Stone, NH-2, Post- Chaumuhan, Mathura, U.P. 281 406, India
  • Jagdip Singh Sohal Centre for Vaccine and Diagnostics and Research, GLA University,17 KM Stone, NH-2, Post- Chaumuhan, Mathura, UP 281 406, India

Keywords:

Prevalence, Babesia, Dog

Abstract

The present study aims to investigate the incidence of Babesiosis infection among domestic dogs in Ahmadabad and Gandhinagar cities of Gujarat, India,over two years (2020-2021). B. Canis infection was detected in 21.89% (111/507) of dogs tested. The Prevalence was higher in males (22.73%)than females(20.00%). Similarly, Pups had a slightly higher incidence (22.12%) than adults (21.51%).The study also observed a higher infection rate in monsoon (33.33%) andat least (18.21%) during summer.

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Submitted

2023-12-15

Published

2023-12-15

How to Cite

Amit Kumar Singh, Mukta Jain, Kalgi Joshi, Shilangi Gupta, Amit Kumar Varma, Amit Kumar, Saurabh Gupta, & Jagdip Singh Sohal. (2023). Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors Of Canine Babesiosis Among Dogs In Ahmadabad And Gandhinagar Cities Of Gujarat, India. The Indian Veterinary Journal, 100(12), 33-36. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/IVJ/article/view/146486