Luis Cardoso
Luis Cardoso
Date of Birth:
December 31st, 1968
Place of Birth:
Bombarral, Portugal
Department of Veterinary Sciences
School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences
University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD)
5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Lisbon (FVM-TUL), Portugal
Master of Science in Tropical Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry (MSc), FMV-TUL, Portugal
Doctorate in Veterinary Sciences (PhD), UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
Habilitation in Veterinary Sciences, UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal
Associate professor with habilitation
Chairperson of the Biosafety Commission, UTAD
Deputy director, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, UTAD
Director of the PhD programme in Veterinary Sciences, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, UTAD
Elected member of the Scientific Council, School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences, UTAD
Member, Portuguese Board of Veterinarians
Member, Portuguese Society of Parasitology
Diplomate, European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC); 2015 Elected as Board member; 2018 and 2021 Elected as Board officer
Member and treasurer (2008), LeishVet
Member, World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP)
Invited member, Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD) World Forum
Board member, European Scientific Council Companion Animal Parasites, Portugal (ESCCAP Portugal)

Monteiro M, Prata S, Cardoso L, Pereira da Fonseca I, Leal RO (2021). Diagnosis and clinical management of canine leishmaniosis by general veterinary practitioners: a questionnaire-based survey in Portugal. Parasites & Vectors 14: 306.

Cardoso L, Schallig H, Persichetti MF, Pennisi MG (2021). New epidemiological aspects of animal leishmaniosis in Europe: the role of vertebrate hosts other than dogs. Pathogens 10: 307.

Gazzonis AL, Bertero F, Moretta I, Morganti G, Mortarino M, Villa L, Zanzani SA, Morandi B, Rinnovati R, Vitale F, Manfredi MT, Cardoso L, Veronesi F (2020). Detecting antibodies to Leishmania infantum in horses from areas with different epizooticity levels of canine leishmaniosis and a retrospective revision of Italian data. Parasites & Vectors 13: 530.

Neves M, Lopes AP, Martins C, Fino R, Paixão C, Damil L, Lima C, Alho AM, Schallig HDFH, Dubey JP, Cardoso L (2020). Survey of Dirofilaria immitis antigen and antibodies to Leishmania infantum and Toxoplasma gondii in cats from Madeira Island, Portugal. Parasites & Vectors 13: 117.

Dantas-Torres F, Nogueira FDS, Menz I, Tabanez P, da Silva SM, Ribeiro VM, Miró G, Cardoso L, Petersen C, Baneth G, Oliva G, Solano-Gallego L, Ferrer L, Pennisi MG, Bourdeau P, Maia C, Otranto D, Gradoni L, Courtenay O, Costa CHN (2020). Vaccination against canine leishmaniasis in Brazil. International Journal for Parasitology 50: 171-176.

Dantas-Torres F, Miró G, Baneth G, Bourdeau P, Breitschwerdt E, Capelli G, Cardoso L, Day MJ, Dobler G, Ferrer L, Irwin P, Jongejan F, Kempf VAJ, Kohn B, Lappin M, Little S, Madder M, Maggi R, Maia C, Marcondes M, Naucke T, Oliva G, Pennisi MG, Penzhorn BL, Peregrine A, Pfeffer M, Roura X, Sainz A, Shin S, Solano-Gallego L, Straubinger RK, Tasker S, Traub R, Wright I, Bowman DD, Gradoni L, Otranto D (2019). Canine leishmaniasis control in the context of One Health. Emerging Infectious Diseases 25: 1-4.

Pires H, Martins M, Matos AC, Cardoso L, Monteiro F, Roque N, Nunes T, Gottstein B, Cortes H (2019). Geospatial analysis applied to seroepidemiological survey of canine leishmaniosis in east-central Portugal. Veterinary Parasitology 274: 108930.

Lima C, Colella V, Latrofa MS, Cardoso L, Otranto D, Alho AM (2019). Molecular detection of Leishmania spp. in dogs and a cat from Doha, Qatar. Parasites & Vectors 12: 125.

Rodrigues FT, Pereira C, Dubey JP, Nóvoa M, Quaresma M, Schallig H, Cardoso L, Lopes AP (2019). Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii and Leishmania spp. in domestic donkeys from Portugal. Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária 28: 172-176.

Solano-Gallego L, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Petersen C, Bourdeau P, Oliva G, Miró G, Ferrer L, Baneth G (2017). Diagnostic challenges in the era of canine Leishmania infantum vaccines. Trends in Parasitology 33: 706-717.

Miró G, Petersen C, Cardoso L, Bourdeau P, Baneth G, Solano-Gallego L, Pennisi MG, Ferrer L, Oliva G (2017). Novel areas for prevention and control of canine leishmaniosis. Trends in Parasitology 33: 718-730.

Albuquerque A, Campino L, Cardoso L, Cortes S (2017). Evaluation of four molecular methods to detect Leishmania infection in dogs. Parasites & Vectors 10: 57.

Pimenta P, Alves-Pimenta S, Barros J, Barbosa P, Rodrigues A, Pereira MJ, Maltez L, Gama A, Cristóvão JM, Campino L, Maia C, Cardoso L (2016). Feline leishmaniosis in Portugal: 3 cases (year 2014). Veterinary Parasitology Regional Studies and Reports 1-2:65-69.

Pennisi MG, Cardoso L, Baneth G, Bourdeau P, Koutinas A, Miró G, Oliva G, Solano-Gallego L (2015). LeishVet update and recommendations on feline leishmaniosis. Parasites & Vectors 8: 302.

Cardoso L, Gilad M, Cortes HC, Nachum-Biala Y, Lopes AP, Vila-Viçosa MJ, Simões M, Rodrigues PA, Baneth G (2015). First report of Anaplasma platys infection in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and molecular detection of Ehrlichia canis and Leishmania infantum in foxes from Portugal. Parasites & Vectors 8: 144.

Cardoso L, Mendão C, Madeira de Carvalho L (2012). Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis, Ehrlichia canis, Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, Anaplasma spp. and Leishmania infantum in apparently healthy and CVBD-suspect dogs in Portugal – a national serological study. Parasites & Vectors 5: 62.

Solano-Gallego L, Miró G, Koutinas A, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Ferrer L, Bourdeau P, Oliva G, Baneth G (2011). LeishVet guidelines for the practical management of canine leishmaniosis. Parasites & Vectors 4: 86.

Solano-Gallego L, Koutinas A, Miró G, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Ferrer L, Bourdeau P, Oliva G, Baneth G (2009). Directions for the diagnosis, clinical staging, treatment and prevention of canine leishmaniosis. Veterinary Parasitology 165: 1-18.