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Background: Leishmania infection in cats is being increasingly reported in endemic areas. Nevertheless, only a few clinical cases have been described in cats, and even fewer have provided information on the response to treatment and a proper follow-up. Here we report a case of feline leishmaniosis...

Author(s)
Brianti, E.; Celi, N.; Napoli, E.; Abbate, J. M.; Arfuso, F.; Gaglio, G.; Iatta, R.; Giannetto, S.; Gramiccia, M.; Otranto, D.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 121, pp (26 March 2019)
Abstract

Background: There is limited information about feline leishmaniosis (FeL) management in clinical practice. Leishmania infantum is the species of Leishmania most frequently reported in both dogs and cats in countries of the Mediterranean region (henceforth 'Mediterranean countries'), Central and...

Author(s)
Garcia-Torres, M.; López, M. C.; Tasker, S.; Lappin, M. R.; Blasi-Brugué, C.; Roura, X.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2022, 15, 253, pp (11 July 2022)
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The response to allopurinol treatment and survival time of a case of feline leishmaniosis in a FIV co-infected cat is herein reported. In May 2019, a 13-year-old neutered European Shorthair male was referred due to weight loss and exfoliative dermatitis. Lymphadenomegaly and splenomegaly were...

Author(s)
Napoli, E.; Benedetto, G. de; Fazio, C.; Russa, F. la; Gaglio, G.; Brianti, E.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Veterinary Sciences, 2022, 9, 8,
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We report an unusual case of leishmaniosis with the involvement of mammary glands in an old cat with what seems to be a concurrent regressive feline leukemia virus infection. Leishmania donovani complex parasites were identified for the first time in inflammatory breast fluid during a clinical...

Author(s)
Pereira, A.; Valente, J.; Parreira, R.; Cristovão, J. M.; Azinheira, S.; Campino, L.; Maia, C.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2019, 37, pp 100356
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An 8-year-old domestic short hair female cat initially presented with bilateral uveitis with pseudotumoral appearance. The patient tested negative for feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), feline leukemia virus (FeLV) and Toxoplasma gondii. Histopathology of a granulomatous lesion on the upper left...

Author(s)
Madruga, G.; Ribeiro, A. P.; Ruiz, T.; Sousa, V. R. F.; Campos, C. G.; Almeida, A. B. P. F.; Pescador, C. A.; Dutra, V.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2018, 70, 5, pp 1514-1520
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Case summary: This work describes the diagnosis and successful treatment of a 2-year-old domestic cat infected with Leishmania species and presenting fever, and ulcerative and nodular skin lesions after being treated for pyodermatitis for 1 year without clinical improvement. After anamnesis the cat ...

Author(s)
Basso, M. A.; Marques, C.; Santos, M.; Duarte, A.; Pissarra, H.; Carreira, L. M.; Gomes, L.; Valério-Bolas, A.; Tavares, L.; Santos-Gomes, G.; Fonseca, I. P. da
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2016, 2, 1, pp 2055116916630002
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Case summary: This case report documents the clinical appearance, diagnosis and novel treatment of a central Texas cat with cutaneous leishmaniosis. The cat presented with a linear erosion on the right pinnal margin, an ulcerated exophytic nodule on the right hock and a swelling in the right...

Author(s)
Hopke, K.; Meyers, A.; Auckland, L.; Hamer, S.; Florin, D.; Diesel, A.; Patterson, A.
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2021, 7, 1,
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Case summary: A 12-year-old male neutered domestic shorthair cat underwent rhinoscopy due to inspiratory dyspnoea and stertor. Rhinoscopy showed signs of chronic rhinitis and a multinodular nasopharyngeal mucosa. A marked infiltrate of macrophages that contained intracellular parasitic forms...

Author(s)
Leal, R. O.; Pereira, H.; Cartaxeiro, C.; Delgado, E.; Peleteiro, M. da C.; Fonseca, I. P. da
Publisher
Sage Publications Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Open Reports, 2018, 4, 2, pp 2055116918811374
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Limited data is available on feline leishmaniosis (FeL) caused by Leishmania infantum worldwide. The LeishVet group presents in this report a review of the current knowledge on FeL, the epidemiological role of the cat in L. infantum infection, clinical manifestations, and recommendations on...

Author(s)
Pennisi, M. G.; Cardoso, L.; Baneth, G.; Bourdeau, P.; Koutinas, A.; Miró, G.; Oliva, G.; Solano-Gallego, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2015, 8, 302, pp (4 June 2015)
Abstract

Leishmaniosis caused by Leishmania infantum is a zoonotic disease endemic in many countries of America, Asia and Europe, including Portugal. Dogs are the major reservoir of L. infantum, but domestic cats may also be infected. Three clinical cases of feline leishmaniosis are described, with ocular...

Author(s)
Pimenta, P.; Alves-Pimenta, S.; Barros, J.; Barbosa, P.; Rodrigues, A.; Pereira, M. J.; Maltez, L.; Gama, A.; Cristóvão, J. M.; Campino, L.; Maia, C.; Cardoso, L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2015, 1/2, pp 65-69

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