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.
Junior assistant.
Assistant professor.
Associate professor.
Course director of the master’s degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM), School of Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences (SAVS).
Member and secretary, Pedagogic Council, SAVS.
Member, directorate commission, doctoral programme in Veterinary Sciences, SAVS.
President, Biosafety Committee.
Deputy director, Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Member, Portuguese Board of Veterinarians.
Member, Portuguese Society of Parasitology.
Diplomate, European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC); 2015 Elected as Board member (term of office till 2018).
Member and treasurer (2008), LeishVet.
Member, World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology (WAAVP).
Member and vice-president, ONLeish (Portuguese National Leishmanioses Observatory).
Invited member, Companion Vector-Borne Diseases (CVBD) World Forum.
Board member, European Scientific Council Companion Animal Parasites, Portugal (ESCCAP Portugal).

Carcy B, Randazzo S, Depoix D, Adaszek L, Cardoso L, Baneth G, Gorenflot A, Schetters TP (2015). Classification of Babesia canis strains in Europe based on polymorphism of the Bc28.1-gene from the Babesia canis Bc28 multigene family. Veterinary Parasitology 211: 111-123.

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.

Maia C, Cardoso L (2015). Spread of Leishmania infantum in Europe with dog travelling. Veterinary Parasitology (in press).

Baneth G, Florin-Christensen M, Cardoso L, Schnittger L (2015). Reclassification of Theileria annae as Babesia vulpes sp. nov. Parasites & Vectors 8: 207.

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.

Maia C, Ramos C, Coimbra M, Cardoso L, Campino L (2015). Prevalence of Dirofilaria immitis antigen and antibodies to Leishmania infantum in cats from southern Portugal. Parasitology International 64: 154-156.

Lopes AP, Dubey JP, Dardé ML, Cardoso L (2014). Epidemiological review of Toxoplasma gondii infection in humans and animals in Portugal. Parasitology 141: 1699-1708.

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.

Cardoso L (2010). Dogs, arthropod-transmitted pathogens and zoonotic diseases. Trends in Parasitology 26: 61-62.

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.

Miró G, Cardoso L, Pennisi MG, Oliva G, Baneth G (2008). Canine leishmaniosis – new concepts and insights on an expanding zoonosis: part two. Trends in Parasitology 24: 371-377.