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7th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases

This thematic series groups papers presented at the 7th Symposium on Canine Vector-Borne Diseases, Berlin, Germany, 26th-28th March 2012.

Edited by: Professor Chris Arme

 Collection published: 27 March 2012

View all collections published in Parasites & Vectors

  1. Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) caused by Leishmania infantum is an endemic zoonosis in southern European countries. Infected dogs can present rare or atypical forms of the disease and diagnosis can be challenging. T...

    Authors: Carlos Viegas, João Requicha, Carlos Albuquerque, Teresa Sargo, João Machado, Isabel Dias, Maria A Pires, Lenea Campino and Luís Cardoso
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:120
  2. Sand flies are the only biologically adapted vectors of Leishmania parasites, however, a possible role in the transmission of Leishmania has been proposed for other hematophagous ectoparasites such as ticks. In o...

    Authors: Laia Solano-Gallego, Luca Rossi, Anna Maria Scroccaro, Fabrizio Montarsi, Marco Caldin, Tommaso Furlanello and Michele Trotta
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:98
  3. Canine vector-borne diseases (CVBDs) are caused by a wide range of pathogens transmitted to dogs by arthropods including ticks and insects. Many CVBD-agents are of zoonotic concern, with dogs potentially servi...

    Authors: Luís Cardoso, Cláudio Mendão and Luís Madeira de Carvalho
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:62
  4. Ixodes ricinus, a competent vector of several pathogens, is the tick species most frequently reported to bite humans in Europe. The majority of human cases of Lyme borreliosis (LB) and tick-borne encephalitis (TB...

    Authors: Gioia Capelli, Silvia Ravagnan, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Stefania Cazzin, Elena Porcellato, Amira Mustafa Babiker, Rudi Cassini, Annalisa Salviato, Giovanni Cattoli and Domenico Otranto
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:61
  5. Canine leishmaniosis (CanL) caused by Leishmania infantum is a widespread endemic disease in the Mediterranean basin, though, so far, the north of Spain has been considered a non-endemic area. The aim of the pres...

    Authors: Guadalupe Miró, Rocío Checa, Ana Montoya, Leticia Hernández, Diana Dado and Rosa Gálvez
    Citation: Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:60