Signos clínicos y resultados hematológicos en un estudio retrospectivo de casos de hepatozoonosis canina

  • Corina Guendulain Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Marina Caffaratti Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Griselda González Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Sandra Babini Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Anibal Bessone Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Pablo González Departamento de Clínica Animal, Facultad de Agronomía y Veterinaria, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Córdoba, Argentina.

Resumen

La hepatozoonosis canina es una enfermedad parasitaria adquirida por la ingestión de garrapatas infectadas con protozoarios del género Hepatozoon (H). Hepatozoon canis es la única especie encontrada hasta el momento en nuestro país y es un parásito de presentación frecuente en los perros de nuestro medio. En este trabajo, mediante un estudio retrospectivo, se relevaron las características clínicas y los aspectos hematológicos más comunes encontrados en perros con esta parasitosis. Para ello se analizaron 55 historias clínicas del Hospital Escuela de la FAV desde el año 2002 hasta el año 2014. Las manifestaciones más comunes fueron aumento de temperatura, mucosas pálidas, adenomegalia y secreción ocular, anemia macrocítica normocrómica y leucocitos dentro de los valores de referencia.


 


Clinical signs and hematological results in a retrospective study of canine hepatozoonosis cases

Abstract. Canine hepatozoonosis is a parasitic disease acquired by ingestion of ticks infected with protozoa of the genus Hepatozoon (H). Hepatozoon canis is the only species found so far in Argentina, and it is a parasite of frequent presentation in the dogs of our environment. In this work, through a retrospective study, the most common clinical characteristics and hematological aspects found in dogs with this parasitosis were surveyed. For this, the medical records of the FAV School Hospital were analyzed, from 2002 to 2014. The most common findings were fiber, pale mucous membranes, adenomegaly and ocular secretion, normochromic macrocytic anemia and leukocytes within the reference values.

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GUENDULAIN, Corina et al. Signos clínicos y resultados hematológicos en un estudio retrospectivo de casos de hepatozoonosis canina. Ab Intus, [S.l.], v. 3, n. 5, p. 41-50, july 2020. ISSN 2618-2734. Disponible en: <http://www.ayv.unrc.edu.ar/ojs/index.php/Ab_Intus/article/view/128>. Fecha de acceso: 28 sep. 2020
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