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Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Pet Dogs and Associated Ticks in Pakistan

Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Lato in Pet Dogs and Associated Ticks in Pakistan

Muhammad Usman1*, Aneela Zameer Durrani1, Nasir Mehmood2, Muhammad Hassan Saleem1 and Mamoona Chaudhry3

1Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
2Department of Biochemistry, University of Health Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
3Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan
 
*      Corresponding author: drhmusman@gmail.com, muhammad.osman@uvas.edu.pk

Fig. 1.

Positive cases of Lyme borreliosis in different breeds of dogs.

Fig. 2.

Phylogenetic relationship of the Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato 16S rRNA gene sequences recovered from pet dogs and their ticks. The tree was drawn using Maximum Likelihood method with 1000 bootstrap replications on MEGA X.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

February

Vol. 55, Iss. 1, Pages 1-500

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