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SUMMARY: Leptospirosis is an important zoonotic disease in man and animals. Increasing numbers of human Leptospirosis are reported each year in Sri Lanka. Rodents are most often the natural maintenance host of leptospira, but the potential of transmitting the disease from ruminants and dogs to...

Author(s)
Thammitiyagodage, M. G.; Somaratne, P.; Priyantha, M. A. R.; Perera, K. C. R.
Publisher
Sri Lanka Veterinary Association, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Citation
Sri Lanka Veterinary Journal, 2017, 64, 2, pp 1-5
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This study aimed to evaluate the occurrence of canine leptospirosis and the possible risk factors associated with the disease in the municipality of Patrocínio, MG, Brazil. A cross-sectional observational study was carried out from July through August 2017. The municipality was divided into four...

Author(s)
Lemos, T. L.; Cunha, G. N.; Castro, J. R. de; Souza, M. A. de
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2020, 36, 3, pp 942-948
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Background: Leptospirosis is a widespread zoonosis and has been recognized as a re-emerging infectious disease in humans and dogs, but prevalence of Leptospira shedding in dogs in Thailand is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine urinary shedding of Leptospira in dogs in Thailand, to...

Author(s)
Altheimer, K.; Jongwattanapisan, P.; Luengyosluechakul, S.; Pusoonthornthum, R.; Prapasarakul, N.; Kurilung, A.; Broens, E. M.; Wagenaar, J. A.; Goris, M. G. A.; Ahmed, A. A.; Pantchev, N.; Reese, S.; Hartmann, K.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2020, 16, 89, pp (17 March 2020)
Abstract

Working dogs are canine animals that have been trained to assist human beings in carrying out various tasks. They help in guarding property, performing rescues, assisting the visually impaired or physically handicapped, searching for drugs, explosives, and others. Leptospirosis is one of the most...

Author(s)
Lau, S. F.; Wong, J. Y.; Khor, K. H.; Roslan, M. A.; Abdul Rahman, M. S.; Bejo, S. K.; Radzi, R.; Bahaman, A. R.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2017, 32, 4, pp 121-125
Abstract

The current level of morbidity and mortality among dogs due to canine parvovirus infection despite vaccination raises concerns about the effectiveness of commercially available polyvalent modified live vaccine containing Distemper, Adenovirus, Leptospira, Parvovirus and Parainfluenza antigens...

Author(s)
Adejumobi, O. A.; Olaoba, D. O.; Omobowale, T. O.; Nottidge, H. O.
Publisher
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, National Center for Information and Documentation (NIDOC), Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 50, 1, pp 17-25
Abstract

We investigated the genotypes of Leptospira spp. detected in symptomatic dogs in Thailand. During April to December 2012, 6 out of 41 client-owned dogs were diagnosed with leptospirosis based on polymerase chain reaction tests. All of the infected dogs showed clinical symptoms related to...

Author(s)
Paungpin, W.; Chaiwattanarungruengpaisan, S.; Wiriyarat, W.; Thongdee, M.
Publisher
Korean Society of Veterinary Science, Daejeon, Korea Republic
Citation
Korean Journal of Veterinary Research, 2020, 60, 1, pp 1-7
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Leptospirosis is a zoonotic disease, which is caused by Leptospira interrogans. The incidence of leptospirosis in dogs varies according to region and season, and is considered as emerging infectious diseases in humans. Clinical symptoms of leptospirosis in dogs vary greatly, some dogs are...

Author(s)
Mulyani, G. T.; Hartati, S.; Santoso, Y.; Kurnia; Pramono, A. B.; Wirapratiwi, D. K.
Publisher
Redaksi Jurnal Veteriner, Denpasar, Indonesia
Citation
Jurnal Veteriner, 2017, 18, 3, pp 403-408
Abstract

Canine leptospirosis occurs worldwide; however, information on the relationship between Leptospira serotypes/genotypes and virulence in dogs remains limited. We investigated the molecular characteristics of Leptospira interrogans canine isolates belonging to three serogroups using multiple-locus...

Author(s)
Koizumi, N.; Muto, M. M.; Izumiya, H.; Suzuki, M.; Ohnishi, M.
Publisher
Society for General Microbiology, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Medical Microbiology, 2015, 64, 3, pp 288-294
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The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence of canine leptospirosis and identify factors associated with the infection in an indigenous Kamentsá population of the department of Putumayo, Colombia. Blood samples of dogs of both sexes (n=154) located in the rural area of Sibundoy...

Author(s)
Romero, M. H.; Astudillo, M.; Aguillón, D. M.; Lucio, I. D.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2018, 29, 2, pp 625-634
Abstract

Abortion and neonatal mortality are events that can occur in breeding bitches and queens. It has been reported that up to 55% and 33% of these cases remain without a known cause, respectively, in canine and feline pregnancies. Unusual abortigenic and potentially zoonotic agents, including Coxiella...

Author(s)
Stefanetti, V.; Compagnone, A.; Sordini, C.; Passamonti, F.; Rampacci, E.; Moscati, L.; Marenzoni, M. L.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA
Citation
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine, 2018, 33, 4, pp 122-125

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