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Human Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is expanding, and it is distributed in the five geographic regions of Brazil, with the Northeast being the region that presents the most significant number of registered cases. The main urban reservoir of the etiological agent of VL is the domestic dog, and it is...

Author(s)
Vaz, T. P.; Gama-Melo, M. O.; Quaresma, P. F.; Gontijo, C. M. F.; Santos, G.; Barbosa, F. S.; Fontes, G.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2020, 40, 2, pp 107-112
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

Background: Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a major neglected disease, potentially fatal, whose control is still impaired by inefficient and/or expensive treatment and diagnostic methods. The most promising approach for VL diagnosis uses serological assays with recombinant proteins, since they are...

Author(s)
Santos, W. J. T.; Tavares, D. H. C.; Castro Neto, A. L.; Nascimento, M. B.; Dhalia, R.; Albuquerque, A. L.; Costa, C. H. N.; Magalhães, F. B.; Rezende, A. M.; Neto, O. P. de M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020, 14, 7,
Abstract

This research applies indicators concerning control of the visceral leishmaniasis canine reservoir in the city of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. Data were obtained from the Zoonoses Control Information System (SCZOO) and the Brazilian Information System on Diseases of Notification...

Author(s)
Morais, M. H. F.; Sabroza, P. C.; Pessanha, J. E.; Sobral, A.
Publisher
Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Cadernos de Saúde Pública, 2020, 36, 6,
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In Argentina, human leishmaniosis treatment is regulated by means of the therapeutic scheme suggested by WHO and is provided by the government. The objective of this present work was to evaluate the progression of clinical signs, laboratory values and parasitic load at the beginning and during the...

Author(s)
Llano, E. G.; Maidana, H. R.; Báez, A. D.; Cabrera, W. R.; Benítez, J. S.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional del Nordeste (UNNE), Corrientes, Argentina
Citation
Revista Veterinaria, 2020, 31, 1, pp 20-27
Abstract

Visceral leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease widely distributed worldwide. In Brazil, the control measures adopted in the last decades have not been able to prevent the spread of the disease. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a population-based intervention using 4%...

Author(s)
Alves, E. B.; Figueiredo, F. B.; Rocha, M. F.; Castro, M. C.; Werneck, G. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2020, 182,
Abstract

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
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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)
AbstractFull Text

Visceral leishmaniasis is a widely distributed zoonosis and canine infection is an important indicator of risk for the occurrence of the disease in humans. The goal of this analysis was to study the spatial clustering of canine leishmaniasis (CL) in the municipality of Santa Luzia, state of...

Author(s)
Silva, R. B. S.; Franco-Silva, L. F.; Lima, D. A.; Freitas, A. B. A. de A.; Ramalho, W. M.; Melo, M. A. de
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2021, 30, 1,
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

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