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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. Short report

    Tongue nodules in canine leishmaniosis — a case report

    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...

    Carlos Viegas, João Requicha, Carlos Albuquerque, Teresa Sargo, João Machado, Isabel Dias, Maria A Pires, Lenea Campino and Luís Cardoso

    Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:120

    Published on: 15 June 2012

  2. Research

    Detection of Leishmania infantum DNA mainly in Rhipicephalus sanguineus male ticks removed from dogs living in endemic areas of canine leishmaniosis

    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...

    Laia Solano-Gallego, Luca Rossi, Anna Maria Scroccaro, Fabrizio Montarsi, Marco Caldin, Tommaso Furlanello and Michele Trotta

    Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:98

    Published on: 21 May 2012

  3. Research

    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

    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...

    Luís Cardoso, Cláudio Mendão and Luís Madeira de Carvalho

    Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:62

    Published on: 27 March 2012

  4. Research

    Occurrence and identification of risk areas of Ixodes ricinus-borne pathogens: a cost-effectiveness analysis in north-eastern Italy

    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...

    Gioia Capelli, Silvia Ravagnan, Fabrizio Montarsi, Silvia Ciocchetta, Stefania Cazzin, Elena Porcellato, Amira Mustafa Babiker, Rudi Cassini, Annalisa Salviato, Giovanni Cattoli and Domenico Otranto

    Parasites & Vectors 2012 5:61

    Published on: 27 March 2012