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6th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases

Edited by: Professor Chris Arme

Collection published: 13 April 2011

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  1. Hippobosca longipennis (the 'dog louse fly') is a blood sucking ectoparasite found on wild carnivores such as cheetahs and lions and domesticated and feral dogs in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, including Chin...

    Authors: Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Glen T Coleman, Peter J Irwin and Rebecca J Traub
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:143
  2. There are few published reports on canine Babesia, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Hepatozoon and haemotropic Mycoplasma infections in India and most describe clinical disease in individual dogs, diagnosed by morphological...

    Authors: Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Peter J Irwin, Glen T Coleman, Mukulesh Gatne and Rebecca J Traub
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:141
  3. Historically, flea-borne diseases are among the most important medical diseases of humans. Plague and murine typhus are known for centuries while the last years brought some new flea-transmitted pathogens, like R...

    Authors: Gerhard Dobler and Martin Pfeffer
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:139
  4. The last review on Tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) in dogs was published almost ten years ago. Since then, this zoonotic tick-borne arbovirus has been geographically spreading and emerging in many regions in Eur...

    Authors: Martin Pfeffer and Gerhard Dobler
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:59
  5. The Namangan Region in the Pap District, located in Eastern Uzbekistan is the main focus of visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Uzbekistan. In total, 28 cases of human VL were registered during 2006-2008 in this re...

    Authors: Dmitriy A Kovalenko, Shavkat A Razakov, Evgeny N Ponirovsky, Alon Warburg, Rokhat M Nasyrova, Valentina I Ponomareva, Aziza A Fatullaeva, Abdelmajeed Nasereddin, Eyal Klement, Mohammad Z Alam, Lionel F Schnur, Charles L Jaffe, Gabriele Schönian and Gad Baneth
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:58
  6. Diagnosis and follow up of CanL is difficult since the range of clinical signs is varied and seroprevalence is high in endemic areas. The aims of this study were: i) demonstrate the advantages of Leishmania qPCR ...

    Authors: Verónica Martínez, Javier Quilez, Armand Sanchez, Xavier Roura, Olga Francino and Laura Altet
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:57
  7. Leishmania infantum is a widespread parasite that affects dogs and humans worldwide. It is transmitted primarily by phlebotomine sand flies, but recently there has been much discussion on the role of the brown do...

    Authors: Filipe Dantas-Torres, Maria Stefania Latrofa and Domenico Otranto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:56
  8. Hepatozoon canis is a widespread tick-borne protozoan affecting dogs. The diagnosis of H. canis infection is usually performed by cytology of blood or buffy coat smears, but this method may not be sensitive. Our ...

    Authors: Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Stefania Weigl, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Dorothee Stanneck, Donato Decaprariis, Gioia Capelli and Gad Baneth
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:55
  9. Canine vector-borne diseases (CVBDs) are of major socioeconomic importance worldwide. Although many studies have provided insights into CVBDs, there has been limited exploration of fundamental molecular aspect...

    Authors: Robin B Gasser, Cinzia Cantacessi, Bronwyn E Campbell, Andreas Hofmann and Domenico Otranto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:53
  10. In Europe most dogs with clinical leishmaniosis are treated with leishmanicides, typically antimonials combined with allopurinol and good clinical recovery is observed in a high number of these dogs. Through x...

    Authors: Guadalupe Miró, Rosa Gálvez, Cristeta Fraile, Miguel A Descalzo and Ricardo Molina
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:52
  11. Canine babesiosis (or piroplasmosis) is endemic in northern Portugal, but molecularly confirmed cases of infection with small piroplasms have not been reported in the country. Three German shepherd dogs - a bi...

    Authors: Paula Brilhante Simões, Luís Cardoso, Manuela Araújo, Yael Yisaschar-Mekuzas and Gad Baneth
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:50
  12. The canine vector-borne infectious diseases (CVBDs) are an emerging problem in veterinary medicine and the zoonotic potential of many of these agents is a significant consideration for human health. The succes...

    Authors: Michael J Day
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:48