On the way towards a genetic vaccine against Lyme disease in dogs

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Ticks can transmit diseases which, if not treated in time, threaten to the health of our four-legged friends. Vitares collaborates with the Evvivax company to create a veterinary vaccine against Lyme disease and the potential opportunistic co-infections that affect the already debilitated dogs.

Opossum, from models for biomedical research to allies against Lyme disease

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Many ticks stick to the opossums to feed on their blood... but only few are able to tell it. The small American marsupial kills more than 95% of pests that have the misfortune to cross its path: a massacre. Even if he does not know it, in this way he helps to fight Lyme disease, caused by a bacterium that is in fact carried by ticks.

Veterinary Immunotherapy and Translational Research

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