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Peter Irwin

Peter Irwin

BVetMed, PhD, MRCVS, FANZCVS

Australia

Dr Irwin graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London, completed a PhD at James Cook University in Townsville, Australia, and became a fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in 1995. Dr Irwin is currently professor of Veterinary Clinical Science and co-director of the Vector-and-Water Borne Pathogen Research Group at Murdoch University. He is an internationally recognized expert in vectorborne diseases, with a current research focus on tick-borne infections of companion animals, wildlife and humans in Australia.

Contributions from Peter Irwin

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Intracellular trophozoites of Babesia felis

Issue number26.2 Published 12/03/2021

Feline vector-borne diseases

By comparison with diseases transmitted to dogs by hematophagous (blood-feeding) arthropods, veterinarians appear to be relatively unaware about the global importance of feline vector-borne diseases (FVBD).

By Mary Thompson and Peter Irwin