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Canine leishmaniasis caused by Leishmania infantum (syn. L. chagasi in Latin America), which is transmitted by the bite of phlebotomine sand flies, is endemic and affects millions of dogs in Asia, Europe, North Africa, and South America and is an emergent disease in North America. Domestic dogs (...

Author(s)
Campino, L.; Maia, C.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Drug resistance in Leishmania parasites: consequences, molecular mechanisms and possible treatments, 2018, pp 45-64
AbstractFull Text

The aim of the study is to determine the oxidative stress and inflammatory changes in naturally occurring canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL). A total of 30 dogs, comprising 10 clinically healthy and 20 dogs with leishmaniasis were enrolled in this study. The diagnosis of canine visceral ...

Author(s)
Așkar, T. K.; Așkar, S.; Büyükleblebİcİ, O.; Güzel, M.
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2019, 51, 1, pp 301-306
Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Estimate the coverage of control measures of visceral leishmaniasis and relate them with the occurrence of human visceral leishmaniasis in endemic urban area. METHODS: Cases of human and canine visceral leishmaniasis were considered as study population and evaluated by a serological...

Author(s)
Costa, D. N. C. C.; Bermudi, P. M. M.; Rodas, L. A. C.; Nunes, C. M.; Hiramoto, R. M.; Tolezano, J. E.; Cipriano, R. S.; Cardoso, G. C. D.; Codeço, C. T.; Chiaravalloti Neto, F.
Publisher
Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Saúde Pública, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista de Saúde Pública, 2018, 52, pp 92
Abstract

Until the 1980s, visceral leishmaniasis was concentrated in poor rural areas of Brazil. The Vale do Rio Doce, located in the Southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, was an endemic area with high numbers of human and canine cases. Prophylactic measures adopted since the 1960s reduced the...

Author(s)
Leal, G. G. de A.; Carneiro, M.; Pinheiro, A. da C.; Marques, L. A.; Ker, H. G.; Reis, A. B.; Coura-Vital, W.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 150, pp 1-7
Abstract

Latin America encompasses diverse geographical, cultural and socio-economic conditions, which are reflected in the challenges for infectious disease control in the region. One of the most significant regional infectious diseases for humans and domestic dogs is leishmaniasis, occurring as visceral ...

Author(s)
Marcondes, M.; Day, M. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Research in Veterinary Science, 2019, 123, pp 261-272
Abstract

Zoonotic visceral leishmaniasis (ZVL) is a parasitic disease affecting dogs and humans, which is transmitted by female sandflies. Over the last decade, disease prevalence has increased fivefold in parts of southern Europe, where an estimated 2.5 million dogs are infected. This increase is mainly...

Author(s)
Rutte, E. A. le; Straten, R. van; Overgaauw, P. A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 253, pp 87-93
AbstractFull Text

Visceral canine leishmaniasis (LVC) is an infectious disease caused by the protozoan Leishmania infantum transmitted by the Lutzomya longipalpis vector, the dog being considered the main domestic reservoir. Brazil is currently undergoing the process of expansion and urbanization of leishmaniasis....

Author(s)
Figueredo, W. T. X.; Maciel, M. do V.; Araújo, S. R. F. de; Assis, D. S. de M.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual do Ceará, Faculdade de Veterinaria, Ceará, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Animal, 2019, 29, 2, pp 56-64
Abstract

Background: Renal disease is considered the main cause of natural mortality in dogs with canine leishmaniosis. The pathological mechanisms associated with kidney injury in canine leishmaniosis include immune complex glomerulonephritis, tubulointerstitial nephritis and occasionally renal...

Author(s)
Baneth, G.; Segev, G.; Mazaki-Tovi, M.; Chen HiLa; Kuzi, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 151, pp (20 March 2018)
Abstract

The aims of the study were to determine whether symmetric dimethylarginine (SDMA) was increased in dogs with leishmaniosis and to assess its relationship with creatinine concentration and urinary protein:creatinine ratio (UPC) to determine its utility as a marker of early excretory dysfunction....

Author(s)
Torrent, E.; Planellas, M.; Ordeix, L.; Pastor, J.; Rodon, J.; Solano-Gallego, L.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine International, 2018, 2018, pp Article ID 7517359
Abstract

Background: Detection of Leishmania in cutaneous lesions is possible by visualization of amastigotes. Detection of Leishmania DNA by PCR presents greater sensitivity, and PCR has been used to diagnose cutaneous leishmaniosis in humans using noninvasive clinical specimens. Objectives: Study I: to...

Author(s)
Lima, T.; Martínez-Sogues, L.; Montserrat-Sangrà, S.; Solano-Gallego, L.; Ordeix, L.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2019, 30, 4, pp 318-e89

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