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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. Research

    A survey of canine tick-borne diseases in India

    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...

    Puteri Azaziah Megat Abd Rani, Peter J Irwin, Glen T Coleman, Mukulesh Gatne and Rebecca J Traub

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:141

    Published on: 19 July 2011

  2. Review

    Fleas as parasites of the family Canidae

    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...

    Gerhard Dobler and Martin Pfeffer

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:139

    Published on: 18 July 2011

  3. Review

    The immunopathology of canine vector-borne diseases

    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...

    Michael J Day

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:48

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  4. Review

    Tick-borne encephalitis virus in dogs - is this an issue?

    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...

    Martin Pfeffer and Gerhard Dobler

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:59

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  5. Research

    Canine leishmaniosis and its relationship to human visceral leishmaniasis in Eastern Uzbekistan

    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...

    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

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:58

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  6. Research

    Infectivity to Phlebotomus perniciosus of dogs naturally parasitized with Leishmania infantum after different treatments

    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...

    Guadalupe Miró, Rosa Gálvez, Cristeta Fraile, Miguel A Descalzo and Ricardo Molina

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:52

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  7. Research

    Babesiosis due to the canine Babesia microti-like small piroplasm in dogs - first report from Portugal and possible vertical transmission

    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...

    Paula Brilhante Simões, Luís Cardoso, Manuela Araújo, Yael Yisaschar-Mekuzas and Gad Baneth

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:50

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  8. Short report

    Canine leishmaniasis: the key points for qPCR result interpretation

    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 ...

    Verónica Martínez, Javier Quilez, Armand Sanchez, Xavier Roura, Olga Francino and Laura Altet

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:57

    Published on: 13 April 2011

  9. Research

    Diagnosis of Hepatozoon canis in young dogs by cytology and PCR

    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 ...

    Domenico Otranto, Filipe Dantas-Torres, Stefania Weigl, Maria Stefania Latrofa, Dorothee Stanneck, Donato Decaprariis, Gioia Capelli and Gad Baneth

    Parasites & Vectors 2011 4:55

    Published on: 13 April 2011