Antibody profiling of a Borreliella burgdorferi (Lyme disease) C6 antibody positive, symptomatic Rottweiler and her pups

TitleAntibody profiling of a Borreliella burgdorferi (Lyme disease) C6 antibody positive, symptomatic Rottweiler and her pups
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsHatke AL, Green DR, Stasiak K, Marconi RT
JournalThe Veterinary Journal
Volume262
Date Published08/2020
Keywordsantibody, antigens, boreliella, borrelia, C6, canine, dog, immunoreactivity, lyme, OspF, V1sE
Abstract

Lyme disease (LD) is a tick-transmitted disease caused by Borreliella burgdorferi (Bb). Temporal studies of maternal antibody (Ab) profiles in Bb infected pregnant dogs and their pups have not been conducted. In this study, Ab profiles of a client-owned Bb C6 Ab positive Rottweiler and her nine pups were assessed. The dam presented with lameness 12 days prior to parturition and was C6 Ab positive with a Quant C6 Ab concentration of 237U/mL. Treatment with amoxicillin was initiated and 11 days later nine pups were delivered.

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