G Baneth


Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel


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    Baneth G, Breitschwerdt E, Hegarty B, Pappalardo B, Ryan J. A survey of tick-borne bacteria and protozoa in naturally exposed dogs from Israel. Vet Parasitol. 1998;74:133-42 pubmed
    ..burgdorferi is likely. Seroreactivity to B. vinsonii (berkhoffii) in dogs outside the USA is reported here for the first time. ..
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    Baneth G, Shkap V, Samish M, Pipano E, Savitsky I. Antibody response to Hepatozoon canis in experimentally infected dogs. Vet Parasitol. 1998;74:299-305 pubmed
    ..Detection of IgG titres would be beneficial for the diagnosis of progressive infections with undetectable parasitemia, for seroprevalence studies, and as an adjunct to IgM titres in early infections. ..
  3. De Tommasi A, Otranto D, Furlanello T, Tasca S, Cantacessi C, Breitschwerdt E, et al. Evaluation of blood and bone marrow in selected canine vector-borne diseases. Parasit Vectors. 2014;7:534 pubmed publisher
    ..Infections with one or more of the vector-borne pathogens examined in this study should be considered as differential diagnoses for secondary dysmyelopoiesis. ..
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    Baneth G, Aroch I, Tal N, Harrus S. Hepatozoon species infection in domestic cats: a retrospective study. Vet Parasitol. 1998;79:123-33 pubmed
    ..is a rare finding in cats from Israel. The over-representation of cats with a retroviral disease among the cats with hepatozoonosis indicates a possible association between immunosupression and the development of Hepatozoon infection. ..
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    Baneth G, Kordick D, Hegarty B, Breitschwerdt E. Comparative seroreactivity to Bartonella henselae and Bartonella quintana among cats from Israel and North Carolina. Vet Microbiol. 1996;50:95-103 pubmed
    ..It also suggests that in Israel, cats are exposed to one or more antigenically different Bartonella species, sub-species or strains, that seroreact by IFA more intensely with B. quintana antigen...
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    Baneth G, Samish M, Shkap V. Life cycle of Hepatozoon canis (Apicomplexa: Adeleorina: Hepatozoidae) in the tick Rhipicephalus sanguineus and domestic dog (Canis familiaris). J Parasitol. 2007;93:283-99 pubmed
    ..Skeletal pain and recumbency were manifested in 2 dogs. This study further elucidates the life cycle of H. canis and provides a sequential morphologic description of H. canis merogony, gamontogony, and sporogony...
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    Baneth G, Volansky Z, Anug Y, Favia G, Bain O, Goldstein R, et al. Dirofilaria repens infection in a dog: diagnosis and treatment with melarsomine and doramectin. Vet Parasitol. 2002;105:173-8 pubmed
    ..repens microfilaremia during a follow-up period of 90 days. Euthanasia and necropsy performed 3 months after the initiation of therapy due to a progressive neoplastic disease revealed no evidence of filariae...
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    Baneth G, Mathew J, Shkap V, Macintire D, Barta J, Ewing S. Canine hepatozoonosis: two disease syndromes caused by separate Hepatozoon spp. Trends Parasitol. 2003;19:27-31 pubmed
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    Baneth G, Shkap V. Monozoic cysts of Hepatozoon canis. J Parasitol. 2003;89:379-81 pubmed
    ..The H. canis cyst stage differs in size and morphology from the large cysts of H. americanum, the second Hepatozoon species known to infect dogs...

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  1. Baneth G, Harrus S, Ohnona F, Schlesinger Y. Longitudinal quantification of Ehrlichia canis in experimental infection with comparison to natural infection. Vet Microbiol. 2009;136:321-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The value of real-time PCR was shown in NI dogs as well as in EI dogs with spleen and blood sampling more sensitive than non-invasive conjunctival PCR...
  2. Baneth G. Perspectives on canine and feline hepatozoonosis. Vet Parasitol. 2011;181:3-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Prevention of hepatozoonosis should be based on avoidance of oral ingestion of infected tick vectors and infected prey...
  3. Baneth G, Sheiner A, Eyal O, Hahn S, Beaufils J, Anug Y, et al. Redescription of Hepatozoon felis (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) based on phylogenetic analysis, tissue and blood form morphology, and possible transplacental transmission. Parasit Vectors. 2013;6:102 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to carry out a survey on domestic feline hepatozoonosis and characterize it morphologically and genetically...
  4. Gebrekidan H, Hailu A, Kassahun A, Rohousova I, Maia C, Talmi Frank D, et al. Theileria infection in domestic ruminants in northern Ethiopia. Vet Parasitol. 2014;200:31-8 pubmed publisher
    ..mutans and T. orientalis, and the high infection rate in sheep with the usually sub-clinical T. ovis indicate extensive exposure to ticks and transmission of piroplasms with an important economic impact...