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Infectious disease
Babesia and canine blood donations
  1. Simon Tappin,
  2. Sophie Adamantos and
  3. Séverine Tasker
  1. c/o Pet Blood Bank UK, Unit 21 & 22, Loughborough Technology Centre, Epinal Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3GE
  1. email: st{at}

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We read with interest the report of a small Babesia microti-like species in an asymptomatic border collie presented for routine pre-export blood tests before travel to New Zealand.1

Over the last 12 months, the Pet Blood Bank UK has identified Babesia microti-like organisms (also known as Babesia vulpes and …

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