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Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a neglected tropical disease, caused by Leishmania (Kinetoplastida, Trypanosomatidae) species. In Brazil, the transmission of this parasite essentially occurs through the bite of Lutzomyia longipalpis (Diptera: Psychodidae: Phlebotominae) previously infected with ...

Author(s)
Rocha, M. F.; Michalsky, É. M.; Oliveira Lara-Silva, F. de; Valadão, J. L.; França-Silva, J. C.; Pinheiro, L. C.; Sousa, J. F. de; Santos, R. C. dos; Soares, M. D.; Fortes-Dias, C. L.; Dias, E. S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2020, 14, 2,
Abstract

AIMS: To determine which of the common canine respiratory pathogens circulate among selected populations of healthy and diseased dogs in New Zealand. METHODS: Coagulated blood samples for serology and oropharyngeal swabs for virology were collected from healthy dogs (n=47) and from dogs with acute...

Author(s)
Sowman, H. R.; Cave, N. J.; Dunowska, M.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 2018, 66, 5, pp 236-242
Abstract

Canine distemper is a viral disease that affects several systems on dogs, among them, the cardiovascular system. The aim of this study was to identify canine distemper virus (CDV) in the sinoatrial node (SAN) of dogs serologically positive for distemper by Polymerase Chain Reaction preceded by...

Author(s)
Bastos, J. E. D.; Silva NeideMaria; Briceño, M. P. P.; Wilson, T. M.; Medeiros-Ronchi, A. A.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Uberlândia, Uberlândia, Brazil
Citation
Bioscience Journal, 2020, 36, 2, pp 487-495
Abstract

In Brazil, the main strategy adopted to contain Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL) is the controversial culling of dogs with reagent serology for Canine VL (CVL). Despite there are studies showing that significant reduction of human cases has not been observed, as well as there are works demonstrating the ...

Author(s)
Pessoa-e-Silva, R.; Vaitkevicius-Antão, V.; Andrade, T. A. S. de; Silva, A. C. de O.; Oliveira, G. A. de; Trajano-Silva, L. A. M.; Nakasone, E. K. N.; Paiva-Cavalcanti, M. de
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Experimental Parasitology, 2019, 199, pp 9-16
Abstract

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

The aim of this study was to evaluate, through qPCR, the prevalence of parasitemia in sick kennel dogs naturally infected by canine leishmaniasis. An evaluation of daily changes of the parasitic load in peripheral blood was also performed. A comprehensive clinical examination and the collection of...

Author(s)
Pietro, S. di; Crinò, C.; Falcone, A.; Crupi, R.; Francaviglia, F.; Vitale, F.; Giudice, E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2020, 119, 10, pp 3541-3548
Abstract

The best preventive strategy for canine leishmaniasis is, to date, unknown. In the last few years, new preventive measures have become available in Europe, including vaccination against leishmaniasis and the use of domperidone. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and...

Author(s)
Fernandez, M.; Tabar, M. D.; Arcas, A.; Mateu, C.; Homedes, J.; Roura, X.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 263, pp 10-17
Abstract

Atopic dermatitis is a very common condition affecting dogs and often managed with allergen-specific immunotherapy, which requires accurate identification of causative allergens. Serology testing is used commonly. Serum was collected from 35 atopic dogs and separated into three samples each (1, 2,...

Author(s)
Zhou ZiJin; Pieper, J. B.; Campbell, K.
Publisher
American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, 2019, 55, 3, pp 124-129
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 diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis (CM) in dogs is typically based on clinical presentation, serology, and (less frequently) spherule identification. Agar gel immunodiffusion (AGID) is the most commonly employed serological method, but AGID is slow (requiring up to a week for titer). A ...

Author(s)
Holbrook, E. D.; Greene, R. T.; Rubin, S. I.; Renschler, J. S.; Book, B. P.; Hanzlicek, A. S.; Durkin, M. M.; Smedema, M. L.; Wheat, L. J.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical Mycology, 2019, 57, 7, pp 800-806

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