Affiliation: University of Munich
Hamel D, Axt H, Pfister K. First report on Parafilaria bovicola (Nematoda: Filaroidea) in Germany. Res Vet Sci. 2010;89:209-11 pubmed publisher
..This sample was identified as P. bovicola and is the first report of bovine parafilariosis in Germany. ..
Hamel D, Silaghi C, Knaus M, Visser M, Kusi I, Rapti D, et al
. Detection of Babesia canis subspecies and other arthropod-borne diseases in dogs from Tirana, Albania. Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2009;121 Suppl 3:42-5 pubmed publisher
..Babesia c. canis, Babesia c. vogeli, Hepatozoon spp., D. immitis and/or E. canis were identified by blood smear, PCR or ELISA in 13 (43%) dogs. There was no evidence for Leishmania spp., Bartonella spp. and Rickettsia spp. infections. ..
Hamel D, Silaghi C, Lescai D, Pfister K. Epidemiological aspects on vector-borne infections in stray and pet dogs from Romania and Hungary with focus on Babesia spp. Parasitol Res. 2012;110:1537-45 pubmed publisher
..8%) and dogs submitted for clinical consultation in Bucharest (44.8%). Our data strongly suggest the introduction of an adjusted screening panel in dogs from South-East Europe in view of increasing importation of dogs into Germany...
Hamel D, Bondarenko A, Silaghi C, Nolte I, Pfister K. Seroprevalence and bacteremia [corrected] of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in cats from Bavaria and Lower Saxony (Germany). Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr. 2012;125:163-7 pubmed
..phagocytophilum antibodies in cats in Germany while the low detection rate of this bacterial agent by direct methods is similar to those of other studies on A. phagocytophilum infections in cats...
Hamel D, Silaghi C, Zapadynska S, Kudrin A, Pfister K. Vector-borne pathogens in ticks and EDTA-blood samples collected from client-owned dogs, Kiev, Ukraine. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2013;4:152-5 pubmed publisher
..This is the first description of Ri. raoultii in the Ukraine. This study adds information on the occurrence of vector-borne pathogens of veterinary and public health importance in Kiev, Ukraine. ..