First autochthonous clinical case of Hepatozoon silvestris in a domestic cat in Italy with unusual presentation

(Author: Simonato, G., Franco, V., Salvatore, G. et al. First autochthonous clinical case of Hepatozoon silvestris in a domestic cat in Italy with unusual presentation. Parasites Vectors 15, 440 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1186/s13071-022-05534-x)   Hepatozoon spp. is the causative agent of a vector-borne parasitic disease in many animal species. In felids, Hepatozoon felis, Hepatozoon canis and Hepatozoon silvestris have been molecularly isolated. Hepatozoonosis usually causes asymptomatic infections in…