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Leishmaniasis is a neglected tropical disease caused by >20 species of the protozoan parasite Leishmania. Meglumine antimoniate (Glucantime) is the first-choice drug recommended by the World Health Organization for the treatment of all types of leishmaniasis. However, the mechanisms of action and...

Author(s)
Moreira, V. R.; Jesus, L. C. L. de; Soares, R. E. P.; Silva, L. D. M.; Pinto, B. A. S.; Melo, M. N.; Paes, A. M. de A.; Pereira, S. R. F.
Publisher
American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Washington, USA
Citation
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 2017, 61, 6, pp e02360-16
Abstract

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
Abstract

Leishmania are vector-borne protozoan parasites. Infection with these parasites can result in a range of clinical diseases, dependent upon the infecting species. Leishmania infantum is the main species causing leishmaniosis in dogs and cats in Europe, as well as visceral and cutaneous forms of...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H.; Wright, I.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2019, 24, Suppl. 3, pp 8-12
Abstract

The kidney is a target for drug toxicity because of the elimination and concentration functions, as well as the important blood flow. The physiopathological mechanisms of drug-induced nephropathy are related to decreased renal perfusion, direct toxic action, inflammatory action, or renal...

Author(s)
Mallem, Y.; Pouliquen, H.
Publisher
Newsmed, Paris, France
Citation
Point Vétérinaire, 2019, 50, 396 (Part 1), pp 22-26
Abstract

Leishmania are vector-borne protozoan parasites within the group known as the Kinetoplastids. Infection with these parasites can result in a range of clinical diseases dependent upon the infecting species. Leishmania infantum is the main species causing leishmaniosis in dogs and cats, as well as...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
The Veterinary Nurse, 2016, 7, 5, pp 260-267
Abstract

Leishmania infantum infection including treatment and follow up in domestic animals other than dogs and cats has not been described at this moment. This article describes the anti-Leishmania treatment and follow-up of a ferret (Mustela putorius furo) with leishmaniosis. A combined therapeutic...

Author(s)
Giner, J.; Villanueva-Saz, S.; Alcover, M. M.; Riera, C.; Fisa, R.; Basurco, A.; Yzuel, A.; Trotta, M.; Fani, C.; Verde, M. T.; Fernández, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2020, 21,
Abstract

Leishmania are vector-borne protozoan parasites. Infection with these parasites can result in a range of clinical diseases, dependent upon the infecting species. Leishmania infantum is the main species causing leishmaniosis in dogs and cats in Europe, as well as visceral and cutaneous forms of...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H.; Wright, I.
Publisher
MA Healthcare Limited, London, UK
Citation
Companion Animal, 2018, 23, 9, pp 492-496
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Twenty-three dogs with a diagnosis of leishmaniosis (clinical stage II) were treated with meglumine antimoniate and allopurinol and were followed up for 2-9 years. The treatment showed efficacy and the clinical condition of the dogs improved markedly in the first 3 months of treatment. Anti-...

Author(s)
Torres, M.; Bardagí, M.; Roura, X.; Zanna, G.; Ravera, I.; Ferrer, L.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2011, 188, 3, pp 346-351

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