LeishVet update and recommendations on feline leishmaniosis

         

Pennisi MG, Cardoso L, Baneth G, Bourdeau P, Koutinas A, Miró G, Oliva G, Solano-Gallego L
(Parasit Vectors 2015 8:302)

         

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…
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LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis

         

Solano-Gallego L, Miró G, Koutinas A, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Ferrer L, Bourdeau P, Oliva G, Baneth G, The LeishVet Group
(Parasit Vectors 2011, 0;4:86)

         

The LeishVet group has formed recommendations designed primarily to help the veterinary clinician in the management of canine leishmaniosis. The complexity of this zoonotic infection and the wide range of its clinical manifestations…
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Directions for the diagnosis, clinical staging, treatment and prevention of canine leishmaniosis

         

Solano-Gallego L, Koutinas A, Miró G, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Ferrer L, Bourdeau P, Oliva G, Baneth G
(Vet Parasitol. 2009, 165(1-2):1-18)

         

Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) due to Leishmania infantum is a life threatening zoonotic disease with a wide distribution in the Old and New World and increasing importance also in non-endemic areas. The purpose of this report is to present…
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Canine leishmaniosis – new concepts and insights on an expanding zoonosis: part one

         

Baneth G, Koutinas AF, Solano-Gallego L, Bourdeau P, Ferrer L
(Trends Parasitol. 2008, 24(7):324-30)

         

Recent research has generated new insights on epidemiology, pathology and immunology of canine leishmaniosis (CanL) and its genetic background. We now know that the prevalence of infection in endemic areas is considerably higher than that of apparent clinical illness. In addition, infection quickly spreads…
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Canine leishmaniosis – new concepts and insights on an expanding zoonosis: part two

         

Miró G, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Oliva G, Baneth G
(Trends Parasitol. 2008, 24(8):371-7)

         

Canine leishmaniosis is a widely spread zoonosis that is potentially fatal to humans and dogs. Infection with Leishmania infantum is much more prevalent than clinical disease, and infected dogs with no signs of disease are able to potentially transmit the infection…
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