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Table 1 Breed, sex, age (in years), description of clinical signs, laboratory abnormalities and diagnostic test results for 7 dogs co-infected by two or more canine vector-borne diseases causing pathogens

From: Are vector-borne pathogen co-infections complicating the clinical presentation in dogs?

Dog no./breed Sex Age Clinical signs Laboratory abnormalities Cytology PCR
Blood Buffy coat Lymph node Bone marrow Blood Bone marrow
1/Fila Brasileiro F 5.5 Weight loss, anorexia, exercise intolerance, pale mucous membranes, lymph node enlargement, furfuraceous dermatitis Anaemia, polyclonal gammopathy, low PLT Diro Leish Leish, Diro Ehrl, Diro Ehrl, Leish
2/Fila Brasileiro M 6 Asymptomatic Polyclonal gammopathy Diro Diro Ehrl, Diro Ehrl
3/Mongrel F 5 Tongue ulcers, lymph node enlargement Polyclonal gammopathy Leish Leish Ehrl Ehrl, Leish
4/English setter M 9 Ulcerative granulomatous dermatitis of prepuce Anaemia, polyclonal gammopathy, low PLT nd nd Leish Leish Ehrl Ehrl, Leish
5/Siberian Husky M 8 Coughing, anorexia, depression, hyperthermia, pale mucous membranes, lymph node enlargement Anaemia, polyclonal gammopathy, low PLT Leish Leish Ehrl Ehrl, Leish
6/Doberman F 4 Depression, weight loss, lymph node enlargement, multiple mammary nodules Anaemia, hyperproteinemia, polyclonal gammopathy, low PLT Leish Leish Ehrl Ehrl, Leish
7/Schnauzer F 5.5 Lameness, anorexia, lymph node enlargement, epistaxis Anaemia, polyclonal gammopathy Leish Leish Ehrl Leish
  1. Abbreviations: F female; M male; PLT platelets; nd not done; Diro Dirofilaria immitis; Leish Leishmania infantum; Ehrl Ehrlichia canis.